Sri Lanka MPs Fight in Parliament as Power Struggle Deepens

Disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. Credit: World Economic Forum

(From The Guardian)

Sri Lankan MPs have brawled on the floor of the country’s parliament, putting one in hospital, in the latest escalation of the political turmoil that has left the country without a prime minister or cabinet.

MP Dilum Amunugama was admitted to hospital after the fiery sitting on Thursday morning, which was abandoned after supporters of Mahinda Rajapaksa, the country’s disputed prime minister, rushed at the parliament’s speaker.

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