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9 arrested, 50 injured as Sri Lankan security troops raid protest camps

The Hindu | 22/07/2022 11:05 AM | Click to read full article

Sri Lanka’s new President Ranil Wickremesinghe is set to swear in his Cabinet on Friday comprising members of the previous government.

Ahead of the swearing-in of the new Cabinet, a huge military contingent, along with police, raided Galle Face in Colombo early on Friday, where anti-government protesters have peacefully agitated for over three months in the wake of the island nation’s grave economic crisis.