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Sri Lanka imposes 36-hour nationwide curfew amid protests over economic crisis

Scroll | 02/04/2022 08:50 PM | Click to read full article

Sri Lanka declared a 36-hour nationwide curfew from Saturday 6 pm to Monday 6 am amid a series of protests over the economic crisis in the country, AFP reported.

The development came a day after Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa imposed a state of emergency after violent protests outside his home as the country’s faces its worst economic meltdown since independence.