Skip to content

Police use tear gas and water cannons on protesting teachers in Pelawatta

Table of Contents

Police in Pelawatta fired tear gas and used water cannons to disperse a crowd of teachers protesting and moving along the road to the Education Ministry. The protestors were demanding an end to wage disparities. This event took place on 10/24/2023 at the following location: Pelawatta, Sri Lanka.

Incident Type: Civil Unrest

Event Type: Protest

Total Fatalities: 0

Total Wounded: 0

Police/Military Fatalities: 0

Police/Military Wounded: 0

Civilian Fatalities: 0

Civilian Wounded: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Fatalities: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Wounded: 0

Number Arrested: 0

Source: Colombo Gazette