Four persons have been hospitalized following a clash at the Puttalam Base hospital during the conduct of PCR tests.
Police said two security personnel attached to the Puttalam Base hospital and two employees of the Norochcholai Lak Vijaya Thermal Power Plant were injured in the incident.
A group of employees who were hired on contract basis at the Lak Vijaya Power Plant had arrived yesterday for PCR tests.
It has been reported that the group attached to the power plant had attempted to film while the hospital staff was conducting the relevant PCR test.
The clash had taken place after an argument broke out between the hospital security and the employees of the power plant.
The Puttalam Police had arrested two persons involved in the incident. They are receiving treatment under police protection.