09 Dec '13, 2am

Fatal road accident in Singapore's Little India sparks country's first riot in more than 4 decades:

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. P...

Full article: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB1000142405270230333...

Tweets

Rare Riot Hits Singapore

Rare Riot Hits Singapore

online.wsj.com 08 Dec '13, 10pm

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

Singapore

Singapore

sg.news.yahoo.com 08 Dec '13, 3pm

Reuters/REUTERS - Riot policemen watch burning vehicles during a riot in Singapore's Little India district, late December ...

(SgNA) OPINION: Little India riot - an “acciden...

The Online Citizen, 9 Dec 2013 In this connection, on the same day (8 December), I had just written an article, “The alter...

#LittleIndiaRiot: Victim of road traffic accident that sparked off mob identified

#LittleIndiaRiot: Victim of road traffic accide...

straitstimes.com 09 Dec '13, 2am

The 33-year-old Indian national who died in the fatal accident, which sparked the Little India riot on Sunday night has be...

#LittleIndiaRiot: Driver in accident that sparked riot has been arrested #sgriot

#LittleIndiaRiot: Driver in accident that spark...

straitstimes.com 09 Dec '13, 11am

The driver involved in the Little India accident on Sunday night that sparked a riot has been arrested and is out on bail,...

Photos of Singapore's first riot in more than four decades:

Photos of Singapore's first riot in more than f...

online.wsj.com 09 Dec '13, 5am

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

Singapore's Little India Riot A Shock, But Not A Total Surprise: For the first time in nearly 50 years, a race...

Singapore's Little India Riot A Shock, But Not ...

forbes.com 09 Dec '13, 6am

For the first time in decades, a riot broke out in central Singapore on Sunday night, bringing to light simmering disconte...

Looking beyond the riot at Little India

Looking beyond the riot at Little India

sgpolitics.net 08 Dec '13, 10pm

Looking beyond the riot at Little India December 9, 2013 by Ng E-Jay Filed under: Current Affairs and Politics (EDITORIAL ...

(sna) Little India Riot On International News M...

Indian expat families seeking to employ educated Singaporeans as domestic maids for $600-$800 Gumtree.sg, 27 Nov 2013 Link...

27 arrested over riot in Little India

27 arrested over riot in Little India

channelnewsasia.com 08 Dec '13, 7pm

SINGAPORE: Police have arrested 27 suspects from South Asia in connection with the Little India riot on Sunday. More arres...

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

400 people riot in Singapore's Little India aft...

dailymail.co.uk 08 Dec '13, 11pm

Ten police officers were injured in clashes with rioters in Singapore's Little India district Riot sparked by death of Ind...

Hundreds Riot in Singapore's Little India

Hundreds Riot in Singapore's Little India

voanews.com 09 Dec '13, 6am

Hundreds of South Asian workers rioted in Singapore after being enraged by a fatal road accident in a rare case of public ...

#LittleIndiaRiot:

todayonline.com 09 Dec '13, 4am

SINGAPORE - Chaos broke out in Little India last night (Dec 8), after a crowd of hundreds surrounded a coach at the juncti...

Video: Riot In Little India #littleindiariot

Video: Riot In Little India #littleindiariot

However, as more photos and videos of the situation began flooding my twitter timeline, it dawned upon me that this is for...