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Protest demanding gas at Nawinna hampers traffic

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COLOMBO (News 1st); Vehicular movement along High Level road (138 route) at Nawinna has been hampered due to a protest launched by area residents demanding gas today (8).Traffic along Armour Street, Colombo was also hampered due to a protest launched by area residents demanding fuel and gas yesterday (7).Our correspondents stated that the people have been blocking the road since last night, demanding for fuel and gas cylinders.Police stated that traffic in the area has been disrupted since yesterday (7).Meanwhile, people have been waiting in long queues to purchase kerosene near the petrol station in the Orugodawatta Medapara area since last night.Public in some areas also staged protests last night demanding gas and fuel.Meanwhile, the release of domestic gas cylinders to the market by Litro Gas has come to a complete standstill. .

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