Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

World

Thousands of protesters 'storm president's house' in Sri Lanka

According to news reports, thousands of protestors in Sri Lanka broke through the police barricades and stormed President’s official residence.

Protesters demand the resignation of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in one of the largest antigovernment rallies this year.

According to Reuters, thousands of people flooded into Colombo’s government district shouting slogans against President Rajapaksa and taking down several police barricades in their path to Mr Rajapaksa’s home.

The police fired shots into the air, but they were unable stop the crowd of angry protestors who surrounded the presidential residence.

Advertisement

Sri Lanka is currently struggling due to a severe shortage of foreign currency, which has restricted essential imports of fuel and food.

Comments
Advertisement

You May Also Like

Business

The controversial Russian businessman Viktor Baturin, well-known for his years-long counterstanding with his wealthy sister Elena, widow of Moscow ex-mayor Yuri Luzhkov, is likely...

United Kingdom

Film director Ridley Scott has recalled the death of actor Oliver Reed while making the Oscar winning blockbuster Gladiator. Scott said hard-drinking Reed “just...

European Union

On April 9, 2022 Dimash Qudaibergen’s first solo concert in Germany took place in Düsseldorf. The colossal energy and the atmosphere of unity did...

United Kingdom

The Watneys Party Seven is making a comeback. The ubiquitous 70s beer was a bland fizzing bitter ridiculed by many. The drink’s insipidness helped...