Anti-government protesters damage buses, set fire to homes in Sri Lanka

Published on 10 May 2022 12:48:41 PM

Local TV showed protesters toppling buses in the street and pushing vehicles into water during a day of chaos and violence in the Sri Lankan commercial capital Colombo on Monday.

Prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned to make way for a unity government that would try to find a way out of the country's worst economic crisis in history.