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President's residence stormed by protesters

The residence of the president was stormed by protesters and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe agreed to resign.  This came after party leaders in Parliament demanded both the president and prime minister step down.  Saturday's protest was the largest to date as anger continues to grow over the economic crisis in the country. This event took place on 07/09/2022 at the following location: Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Incident Type: Civil Unrest

Event Type: Protest

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: AP

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