272 Sri Lankans repatriated from Melbourne

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Another batch of Sri Lankans stranded overseas due to the COVID-19 pandemic has been brought back to the island today (10).

Accordingly, a SriLankan Airlines charter flight carrying a group of Sri Lankans from Australia has landed at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) this morning.

Reportedly, 272 Sri Lankans from Melbourne, Australia have been repatriated in this manner.

They have been directed to quarantine facilities upon their return as per the directives of the health authorities.