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Tear gas fired at protesters at Temple Trees

Release time:2022-05-10 Publisher:South Asia Development



Despite two rounds of tear gas being fired, protesters at Temple Trees continue demonstrations against the government.


Unrest and violence have been reported from across the country following clashes that broke out outside the Temple Trees earlier today.

The public has since taken to the streets to express their displeasure over the recent developments.

According to reports, vehicles have been torched, buses have been attacked, and several buildings were damaged while tires were also burnt.

Pro-Rajapaksa protesters following a gathering at the Temple Trees began breaking down the structures that were set up during the past few days outside Temple Trees by anti-government protesters.

The pro-Rajapaksa group then began clashing with the peaceful protesters which led to several individuals sustaining injuries. The structures were also set alight by the pro-government protesters.

The pro-Rajapaksa protesters then proceeded to march towards the Galle Face Green where they destroyed the structures.