State of emergency declared in Sri Lanka

Baku, July 13, AZERTAC

Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe declared a state of emergency in the South Asian country, the Prime Minister's Office said on Wednesday, according to Xinhua.

The police have imposed a curfew in the Western Province, including the capital Colombo, the Office said.

Earlier in the day, the office confirmed that President Rajapaksa has left the country for the Maldives.


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