ATM Trouble

Sri Lanka's state minister of defence Ruwan Wijewardene (L) takes part in a press conference in Colombo on April 24, 2019. - A Sri Lankan security dragnet hunting those responsible for horrifying bombings that claimed more than 350 lives has scooped up a further 18 suspects, police said April 24, as pressure mounted on politicians to explain why no one acted on intelligence warnings. (Photo by ISHARA S. KODIKARA / AFP) (Photo credit should read ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)

A part of Sri Lanka’s Hatton National Bank automated teller machine system has encountered a technical problem and is being repaired at the moment, a bank official said. . Our whole network is not down but only 64 machines are down due to a communications problem, he said.

The HNB banking network at present has 143 machines islandwide.

Bank technicians were working to repair the network as soon as possible.

The bank says that till the machines are fixed customers will have to withdraw money over the counter at bank branches.