Sri Lanka anti-govt protests continue despite curfew

Defying a nationwide curfew in Sri Lanka, several hundred protesters continued to chant slogans against the government on Tuesday, a day after violent clashes saw the resignation of the prime minister who is blamed, along with his brother, the president, for leading the country into its worst economic crisis in decades.Protesters swarmed the entrance to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's office in the capital, Colombo, for the 32nd day to demand that he follow in his brother's footsteps and quit.The site outside Rajapaksa's office has seen sustained crowds of thousands for weeks, but had dropped to hundreds on Tuesday due to a strict curfew, following clashes yesterday that left four dead.A government decree issued on Monday night confirmed the resignation of Mahinda Rajapaksa, the prime minister.

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