Sri Lanka MPs hurl 'chilli powder' and chairs in fresh chaos
The Guardian -

Legislators allied to disputed PM Rajapaksa fight with rivals in second day of clashes

Sri Lanka’s parliament has been disrupted for a second day, with legislators allied to the disputed prime minister, Mahinda Rajapaksa, hurling chairs at police officers and allegedly throwing chilli powder at opposing MPs.

It was the latest violent incident in the crisis that erupted three weeks ago, when the president, Maithripala Sirisena, suddenly announced he had sacked the prime minister Ranil...


Related Articles