Sri Lanka police impose curfew, fire tear gas as unrest escalates

COLOMBO: Police in Sri Lanka’s commercial capital Colombo imposed a curfew after firing tear gas and using a water cannon on student protesters on Friday ahead of a planned weekend rally, as public discontent escalates over the worst economic crisis in seven decades. The island nation has been crippled by a shortage of foreign exchange that has left it struggling to pay for essential imports … Continue reading Sri Lanka police impose curfew, fire tear gas as unrest escalates