A group of unidentified persons carried out an attack on a mosque in Jaffna in the early hours of Saturday morning, in a spate of attacks carried out on Muslims places of worship and businesses across the island.
The Uthayan reported that the attack left the windows of the Kamaal Mosque in Navanthurai shattered.
The attack comes as several other Muslim establishments came under attack, with the flagship No Limit store in Panadura set ablaze in an alleged arson attack.
The Bodu Bala Sena has called on Sri Lankan authorities to stop the witch hunt against members of military intelligence for the benefit of “international conspirators”, the Daily Mirror reports.
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) decided that its leader, R Sampanthan should be appointed as 'Leader of the Opposition in Parliament' on Monday following a meeting of its parliamentary group, despite opposition to this from the SLFP.
The US embassy in Sri Lanka is to build 8 schools in the Eastern Province for different communities at a cost of $3.3 million.
Signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the province's governor,
The National Freedom Front (NFF) slammed Sri Lanka’s co-operation with the United States and warned that those who fought against the LTTE would be brought before an international war crimes tribunal.