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Sri Lanka’s police chief to resign over violent crackdown on workers’ protest that killed 1

Jun 1, 2011 12:28:56 PM - yahoo.com
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka’s police chief will resign to take responsibility for a violent crackdown on a workers’ protest, the government said Wednesday, hours before a wounded worker died in a hospital. Trade unionist Wasantha Samarasinghe said a 21-year-old worker who was shot by police at Monday’s protest died Wednesday evening. About 200 workers and police were injured in the clash ...