(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Archbishop of Colombo Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith visited Negombo today and spoke to the communities affected by the violent clashes yesterday.
Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith also visited a mosque and had discussions with Muslim religious leaders in the area.
The Archbishop of Colombo also appealed to the Christians in Negombo to live in peace with the Muslim community.
A clash between two groups in Negombo yesterday turned violent resulting in mobs attacking some Muslims.
The Police later imposed an overnight curfew in the area which was lifted this morning.