Prez Gotabaya imposes night curfew in Sri Lanka

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Prez Gotabaya imposes night curfew in Sri Lanka

Colombo : Sri Lanka will impose a nationwide night curfew from 8 pm till 5 am on May 17 according to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's media office.

The announcement comes days after violent clashes between pro-government and anti-government protestors in the island nation, which prompted Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa to resign. Sri Lanka is experiencing an economic crisis as a result of a currency shortage.