THOUSANDS OF COMMUTERS STRANDED IN SRI LANKA DUE TO TRAIN STRIKE

THE ANGRY PASSENGERS LAUNCHED A PROTEST OF THEIR OWN AGAINST THE RAILWAY UNIONS, RESULTING IN SPECIAL POLICE TEAMS BEING DEPLOYED TO CALM THE SITUATION.

THOUSANDS OF COMMUTERS WERE LEFT STRANDED IN SRI LANKA ON THURSDAY AS RAILWAY UNIONS LAUNCHED AN INDEFINITE STRIKE URGING THE GOVERNMENT TO FULFILL THEIR DEMANDS.

The Railway Unions launched the strike alleging that a group of junior train drivers, who were still under training, had been appointed by breaching the normal recruitment procedures.
The unions urged the government to look into the matter and revise the recruitment procedure of trainee.
A tense situation erupted at the Fort Railway Station in capital Colombo on Wednesday when passengers were informed that trains had been cancelled.

COLOMBO - Thousands of commuters were left stranded in Sri Lanka on Thursday as railway unions launched an indefinite strike urging the government to fulfill their demands. The unexpected strike was launched late on...

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