Clashes erupt in Sri Lanka over pension plan, 23 hurt

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* Police fire live bullets, tear gas at workers * Union warns of islandwide free trade zone strike * Police say 15 officers, eight workers wounded By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO, May 30 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's trade unions on Monday threatened to shut down the Indian Ocean nation's free trade zones after clashes between police and workers striking over a proposed private pension plan left at least 23 injured. Police said they fired tear gas and live ammunition while ...

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