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Police clash with protesters over Sri Lanka fuel shortage

Police use a water cannon to disperse protestors during a protest organised by students near the President's House, amid the country's economic crisis, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police use a water cannon to disperse protestors during a protest organised by students near the President's House, amid the country's economic crisis, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police use a water cannon to disperse protestors during a protest organised by students near the President's House, amid the country's economic crisis, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Police officers wearing riot gear stand as protestors shout slogans during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police officers wearing riot gear stand as protestors shout slogans during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police officers wearing riot gear stand as protestors shout slogans during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A protestor stands in front of a water cannon during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A protestor stands in front of a water cannon during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A protestor stands in front of a water cannon during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Police use water cannons to disperse demonstrators during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police use water cannons to disperse demonstrators during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police use water cannons to disperse demonstrators during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A protestor covers his face to protect from tear gas during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A protestor covers his face to protect from tear gas during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A protestor covers his face to protect from tear gas during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A protestor throws back a tear gas canister towards the police during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A protestor throws back a tear gas canister towards the police during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A protestor throws back a tear gas canister towards the police during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Police use water cannon to disperse the protestors during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police use water cannon to disperse the protestors during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police use water cannon to disperse the protestors during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Police use water cannon to disperse the protestors during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police use water cannon to disperse the protestors during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police use water cannon to disperse the protestors during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Policemen run for cover as protestors chase them during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Policemen run for cover as protestors chase them during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Policemen run for cover as protestors chase them during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Protestors stand in front of a police water cannon during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Protestors stand in front of a police water cannon during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Protestors stand in front of a police water cannon during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Protestors carry an injured man during a protest organised by students near the President’s House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Protestors carry an injured man during a protest organised by students near the President’s House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Protestors carry an injured man during a protest organised by students near the President’s House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A policeman stands amidst tear gas smoke during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A policeman stands amidst tear gas smoke during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A policeman stands amidst tear gas smoke during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Protestors shout slogans as they face riot police during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Protestors shout slogans as they face riot police during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Protestors shout slogans as they face riot police during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Protestors run for cover as police use tear gas to disperse them during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Protestors run for cover as police use tear gas to disperse them during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Protestors run for cover as police use tear gas to disperse them during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A protestor washes his face after being hit by tear gas used by police during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A protestor washes his face after being hit by tear gas used by police during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A protestor washes his face after being hit by tear gas used by police during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Police use tear gas to disperse demonstrators during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police use tear gas to disperse demonstrators during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police use tear gas to disperse demonstrators during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A protestor throws back a tear gas canister towards the police during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A protestor throws back a tear gas canister towards the police during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A protestor throws back a tear gas canister towards the police during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Protestors huddle as police use a water cannon to disperse them during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Protestors huddle as police use a water cannon to disperse them during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Protestors huddle as police use a water cannon to disperse them during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A protestor throws back a tear gas canister towards the police during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A protestor throws back a tear gas canister towards the police during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A protestor throws back a tear gas canister towards the police during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Protestors hold placards and shout slogans during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Protestors hold placards and shout slogans during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Protestors hold placards and shout slogans during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Protestors stand on a water cannon vehicle as they shout slogans during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Protestors stand on a water cannon vehicle as they shout slogans during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Protestors stand on a water cannon vehicle as they shout slogans during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Protestors run for cover as police use tear gas and water cannon to disperse them during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Protestors run for cover as police use tear gas and water cannon to disperse them during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Protestors run for cover as police use tear gas and water cannon to disperse them during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A protestor shouts slogans during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A protestor shouts slogans during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A protestor shouts slogans during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Police use water cannon to disperse the protestors during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police use water cannon to disperse the protestors during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police use water cannon to disperse the protestors during a protest organised by students near the President's House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Police use water cannon to disperse the protestors during a protest organised by students near the President’s House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police use water cannon to disperse the protestors during a protest organised by students near the President’s House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police use water cannon to disperse the protestors during a protest organised by students near the President’s House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A protestor runs for cover after police used tear gas to disperse them during a protest organised by students near the President’s House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A protestor runs for cover after police used tear gas to disperse them during a protest organised by students near the President’s House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A protestor runs for cover after police used tear gas to disperse them during a protest organised by students near the President’s House in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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