Face covering banned in Sri Lanka to prevent terrorists activities

Sri Lanka government has banned the use of face covering following the multiple terror attacks on Easter Sunday and the explosions and shootouts that broke out on Friday.

Sri Lanka government issued the emergency law making it unacceptable to.

The law banning face veils was ordered by President Maithripala Sirisena so as to prevent terrorists from hiding behind such. He made this known following warnings that more militants remain at large despite multiple arrests made.

Asides the banning of face veils, a number of other measures have been taken to avoid another terror attack.

Catholic Masses have been banned for the moment. Sri Lanka’s Catholics yesterday celebrated Mass in their homes by a televised broadcast as churches across the island nation shut over fears of militant attacks.

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