According to local media reports, members of the Sri Lankan public toured the presidential palace in Colombo on July 10, a day after protesters stormed the official residence. This footage, published by local publication Roar Media, shows people walking through the halls of the palace. You can see people lying in bed taking out the trash and playing the piano. Protesters entered the presidential residence in Colombo on July 9 after months of protests and calls for the resignation of President Gotabay Rajapaksa amid the growing economic crisis in the country. Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena, speaker of Sri Lanka’s parliament, said in a televised statement on Saturday that the president has resigned but intends to remain in office until July 13 to ensure a smooth transition of power. Credit: Roar Media / Iman Salim via Storyful
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