Tear fuel fired at protesters outdoor the top minister’s workplace.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Police and army forces used tear fuel to take a look at to disperse a rising crowd outdoor the workplace of Sri Lanka’s top minister, who used to be the highest chief within the nation after the president fled.
Protesters attempted to push during the gates of the workplace of the top minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe. An army helicopter flew overhead. Some other people entered the grounds. Protesters have additionally demanded that Mr. Wickremesinghe renounce. A spokesman for Mr. Wickremesinghe stated the top minister used to be now not in his workplace.
Mr. Wickremesinghe expects to be sworn in as appearing president, in keeping with the Charter, as soon as President Gotabaya Rajapaksa arms in his resignation.
Mr. Rajapaksa fled to the Maldives on Wednesday morning. Parliament has but to obtain an professional resignation letter.
In a single day, 1000’s of other people arrived in Colombo to sign up for the already massive team of protesters that helped overrun the presidential place of dwelling on Saturday.