Sri Lankan People Take Over Presidents Palace

Dramatic scenes coming out of Sri Lanka as people protesting against the government and demanding the resignation of the current President breach the Presidents Palace (Residence) and other Parliamentary buildings in Colombo. Police and military security forces were overwhelmed by the historic crowds, with footage being circulated online of some military and police personal joining civilian protesters in their efforts.

Military sources are reporting that the President fled prior to the breach, the latest protest comes off the back months of protests against the dire economic and political situation in Sri Lanka.

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