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Sri Lanka's China industrial zone draws protests - in pictures

Jan 07, 2017 16:41 PM GMT+0530 | 0 Comment(s)

ANTI-CHINA PROTEST:  Sri Lankan police chief Pujith Jayasundara (C) looks on during a clash between activists and Buddhist monks, and police, during a protest in the southern port city of Hambantota on January 7, 2017. AFP / Ishara S. KODIKARA

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka unveiled an industrial zone for Chinese investors amid protests from opposition politicians, monks and activists. Police fired water cannon and tear gas at protestors who pelted stones.