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Children among 22 killed in UK blast

Retail staff hug each other after being evacuated from the Arndale Centre shopping mall in Manchester, northwest England on May 23, 2017 following a security alert the day after a deadly terror attack at the Manchester Arena. Twenty two people have been killed and dozens injured in Britain’s deadliest terror attack in over a decade after a suspected suicide bomber targeted fans leaving a concert of US singer Ariana Grande in Manchester. Ben STANSALL / AFP

GMOA threatens

indefinite strike


The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) yesterday warmed that it would be compelled to resort to an indefinite strike if the government did not submit to courts its proposed solution to the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) issue.

GMOA Secretary Dr Naveen D. Zoysa said the government doctors had appealed to the President to place before the judiciary the proposals put forward by the Minister of Higher Education to resolve the SAITM issue, but to no avail.

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