CMEV has recorded a cumulative total of 316 Incidents of election related violence since the issue of the Gazette Notification on 23rd November 2009 announcing the Presidential Election. Of these, 133 are classified as Major and 183 as Minor incidents. The highest number of Major incidents have been reported from the Hambantota(17) and Galle(11) Districts.
Included in this media communique are details of two major incidents. Read it in full here.