Sri Lankan troops open fire to contain unrest over fuel shortages

Troops fired in Visuvamadu, 365 kilometres (228 miles) north of Colombo, on Saturday night as their guard point was pelted with stones

Roshan Mahanama

Former cricketer Roshan Mahanama said he was serving tea & buns to those waiting in queues at a petrol station in Colombo.

Sri Lanka's military opened fire to contain rioting at a fuel station, officials said on Sunday as unprecedented queues for petrol and diesel were seen across the bankrupt country.

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First Published: Jun 19 2022 | 10:30 PM IST

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