In Sri Lanka again blocked the social network

На Шри-Ланке снова заблокировали соцсети

In Sri Lanka again temporarily blocked access to some social networks in connection with the increase in violence after the attacks. Users will not be able to log in to accounts on Facebook and WhatsApp, according to

In particular, according to the Department of government information yesterday in the city of Chilaw, an outbreak of violence. Several dozen people threw stones at shops and mosques belonging to Muslims. The reason for this was a skirmish on the social network Facebook.

In addition, according to local media, several incidents occurred in the night of Monday in the area of Chilaw.

Such a temporary ban in Sri Lanka was introduced after a series of attacks in April.

We will remind, eight bombings in Sri Lanka on April 21. Then killed more than 250 people. Three more explosions occurred on April 26, died on 17 people. Responsibility for the attacks was assumed by the “Islamic state” (organization banned in Russia). Police detained more than 100 people on suspicion of involvement in the bombings.