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Sri Lanka: Fishermen unable to sell their catch amid lockdown

Four hundred tonnes of freshly caught fish is set to be thrown away in Sri Lanka because of the coronavirus lockdown.

Fishermen in Sri Lanka are struggling to sell their catch as the government introduces tough measures to halt the spread of the new coronavirus.

Four hundred tonnes of fish could be thrown away, and more fish-laden boats are expected to return to port soon.

Al Jazeera’s Minelle Fernandez reports from Dikkowita, Sri Lanka.