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Sri Lanka deploys troops amid strike by oil workers

The Sri Lankan government has deployed troops to deal with shortage of fuel distributions caused by a major strike by oil workers in the capital, Colombo.

The Sri Lankan government has deployed troops to deal with shortage of fuel distributions caused by a major strike by oil workers in the capital, Colombo.

The workers left work in protest over government deals done with India and China, leaving drivers close to running out of fuel.

Al Jazeera’s Minelle Fernandez reports from Colombo.