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President Gotabaya Rajapaksa flees Sri Lanka

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and his wife fled Sri Lanka for the Maldives early Wednesday morning hours before he promised to resign.  This comes as protests continue in the country over the worsening economic crisis. This event took place on 07/13/2022 at the following location: Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Incident Type: Political Conflict

Event Type: Legal/Diplomatic

Total Fatalities: 0

Total Wounded: 0

Police/Military Fatalities: 0

Police/Military Wounded: 0

Civilian Fatalities: 0

Civilian Wounded: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Fatalities: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Wounded: 0

Number Arrested: 0

Source: Hurriyet Daily News