By Colombo Telegraph –
The office of a historical mosque in the Kattankudy city of Baticaloa, Sri Lanka was torched by unknown assailants today morning. Mass protests and hartal against the attack in the aria continues. Meanwhile the people in Kalmunai, Samanthurai, Akkaraipattu, and Saindamaradu areas in the Ampara district closed shops today to protest the prevailing crisis over the mosque in Dambulla sacred area. All activities in government institutions and banks came to a halt and business establishment put up shutters.