Sri Lanka president flees country, protesters storm prime minister's office as state of emergency is declared
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, his wife and two bodyguards took a plane to the Maldives
Thousands of protesters stormed his residence over the nation's crippling economic crisis.
Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe had both agreed to resign
Protesters stormed the prime minster’s office following Rajapaksa's departure from Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka is in a state of emergency and the United States is monitoring the situation closely
This comes after months of demonstrations against Sri Lankan officials as the South Asian country grapples with severe food and fuel shortages and skyrocketing inflation.
Sri Lanka is currently going through an Economic Crisis, where fuel and food prices are sky rocketing
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