Sri Lanka economic crisis: People defy curfew to protest, army given shoot-on-sight orders

Updated: May 11, 2022, 01:31 PM(IST) WION Video Team

Anger continues to simmer on the streets of Sri Lanka. In a bid to control protesters, Sri Lankan authorities issued shoot-on-sight orders on Tuesday to quell the unrest. This order comes after people disobeyed a nationwide curfew already in place and set buildings and vehicles on fire for the second consecutive day.

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