A sudden!This country is in a state of public emergency!

Sri Lankan President Pervez Gotabaya has declared a state of public emergency in the country from April 2, according to Reuters and AFP.The president has used strict laws that allow the military to arrest and detain suspects without trial.He said in a statement that the state of public emergency was declared to “protect public order and maintain essential services for community life.”Hundreds of protesters gathered near Sri Lanka’s presidential palace on Sunday evening, with some tearing down a barrier and hurling bricks at police, police said On Thursday.Protesters also set fire to a bus.Local police used tear gas and water cannon to disperse the protesters, while a curfew was imposed in and around Colombo.The curfew was lifted at 5 am on The 2nd.Protests are reported to have spread to the south, north and centre of the country.The country of 22 million people is facing severe shortages of essential goods, sharp price increases and severe power outages.Sri Lanka is experiencing rolling power cuts of up to 13 hours a day because it does not have enough foreign currency to buy imported fuel.Source: CCTV news client statement: reprint this article is for the purpose of passing more information.If the source is wrong or violated your legitimate rights and interests, please contact the author with proof of ownership, we will promptly correct, delete, thank you.Email address: newmedia@xxcb.cn

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