Sri Lanka, which is facing the biggest economic crisis till date, has also had to face the sky disaster. The Disaster Management Center (DMC) of Sri Lanka said that more than 600 families have been affected by landslides and floods due to heavy rains in the country on Sunday.
According to the DMC, a total of 2,290 people belonging to 585 families have been affected in the southern district of Ratnapura, while 16 families have faced hardship in Kalutara district of Western Province. Many houses have suffered heavy damage due to floods and landslides.
Wickremesinghe supports the demand for the removal of the President
Every day something new is happening in Sri Lanka. Recently, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa replaced Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and made Ranil Wickremesinghe the new Prime Minister. Now the new PM Wickremesinghe has come out in support of the agitators, who are demanding his resignation by holding President Gotabaya Rajapaksa responsible for Sri Lanka’s economic crisis.
The Sri Lankan police have arrested more than 200 suspects in connection with the May 9 violence. A police media spokesperson said 230 people have been arrested. Around 707 cases of damage to vehicle and property were registered in this case.
LTTE threatens Sri Lanka again
The threat of an attack by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) is looming large on Sri Lanka. Recently, Indian intelligence agencies have given inputs to the Defense Ministry of Sri Lanka regarding this. According to Indian input, LTTE can carry out some major incident on 18 May.