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Hundreds try to storm home of Sri Lankan president over economic crisis

India Today | 01/04/2022 08:42 AM | Click to read full article

A protest by hundreds of people trying to storm the home of Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa turned violent Thursday, with at least one man critically wounded, as residents slammed the government's handling of the country's crippling economic crisis.

Protesters set fire to an army bus parked across the lane leading to Rajapaksa's home.