Sri Lanka PM Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns as crisis worsens
The resignation comes hours after PM’s supporters stormed a major protest site in Colombo and attacked anti-government demonstrators.
Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has resigned after protests over the island nation’s worsening economic crisis turned deadly.
In a statement on Monday, his office said he was quitting in order to help form an interim, unity government, following weeks of sometimes violent protests across the country over shortages of fuel and other vital imports and spiraling prices.
Read more at — Aljazeera.com
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