08 Dec '13, 10pm

Rare Riot Hits Singapore

Rare Riot Hits Singapore

SINGAPORE—A crowd of about 400 foreign workers, angered by a fatal road accident, set fire to vehicles and attacked police and emergency services workers late Sunday in Singapore's ethnic Indian district, injuring at least 18 people in a rare riot in the city-state. Police and eyewitnesses say the riot, the first major outburst of public violence here in more than four decades, started at about 9:23 p.m. local time (1323 GMT) after a bus hit and killed an unnamed 33-year-old Indian man in the Little India neighborhood, prompting large groups of South Asian workers to attack the bus with sticks and garbage bins. Authorities quelled the violence before 11 p.m. after deploying 300 police officers to the scene, including its riot-control squad and Gurkha unit, police officials said in a news briefing early Monday, adding that officers didn't use any firearms to end the riot. E...

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SINGAPORE—A crowd of about 400 foreign workers, angered by a fatal road accident, set fire to vehicles and attacked police...

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Riot in Singapore's Little India

Riot in Singapore's Little India

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SINGAPORE: Police say the riot in Little India which broke out on Sunday night took place after a fatal accident between a...

400 people riot in Singapore's Little India after man killed by bus

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A toppled police car lies in front of an ambulance which has been set alight by a mob during the riot. SINGAPORE: A riot b...

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Police and eyewitnesses say the riot, the first major outburst of public violence in Singapore in more than four decades, ...

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[ST] Singapore Police in control of riot at Little India

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straitstimes.com 08 Dec '13, 5pm

"On Dec 8 at 2123 hrs, a fatal traffic accident occurred between a private bus and a person at the junction of Race Course...

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Singapore's prime minister has pledged to prosecute individuals involved with an overnight riot in the city-state, which l...