Army Media Spokesman: Brigadier Sumith Athapaththu says, in view of the explosions that occurred this morning, a special security arrangement has been launched, with the deployment of the tri-forces. All strategic locations have been provided with security.
The Police and security units have launched a broad investigation into the incidents. The government asserts, confirmed reports will be made available to the public. It has been observed, based upon this morning’s incidents, many rumours and false information are emerging on social media.
The security units advise the public not to be lured by such propaganda, and maintain peace amongst the communities.
They also request the public to refrain from flocking to the explosions sites or idling in the areas, as this is a hindrance to the investigations and poses a security threat. The Police ensure, all measures have been put in place, for the security of tourists presently in the country on visits.