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Sri Lanka’s military open fires to quell unrest over fuel shortages

Sri Lanka’s military have opened fire to quell rioting at a fuel station, officials say, as unprecedented queues for petrol and diesel were seen across the bankrupt country. Troops fired in Visuvamadu, 365km north of Colombo on Saturday night as their guard point was pelted with stones, army spokesperson Nilantha Premaratne said. “A group of […]