Sri Lanka LIVE: Protesters march towards Parliament, PM office; Army, police appeal for peace

Image Source : AP Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Sri Lanka LIVE: Thousands of protesters are marching towards the Parliament building and the prime minister’s office in Colombo as the news about Sri Lankan President fleeing to Maldives emerged on Wednesday morning. According to international media reports, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who was supposed to resign from his post today, fled the country with his wife and two bodyguards aboard a Sri Lankan Air Force plane. He landed in Male, capital of Maldives early morning, reports said.

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