Sri Lanka protesters storm prime minister’s office


BBC News reports: Protesters have stormed the Sri Lankan prime minister’s office after a standoff with armed police who fired tear gas at the crowd Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has delivered a televised address in which he said he had ordered the military to “do whatever is necessary to restore order”. He called on the protesters who have occupied his office and other state buildings to leave them and co-operate with authorities.

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