Singapore: The Little India riot in picturesBy Picture of the Day Dec 09, 2013 12:48PM UTC
About 400 South Asian migrant workers angered by a road accident battled police and set vehicles ablaze in Singapore’s worst rioting in decades, leaving 18 people injured, officials said Monday.
The violence erupted in the city-state’s crowded Little India neighborhood Sunday night after an Indian worker was hit and killed by a private bus driven by a Singaporean, police and government authorities told a news conference.
On Monday, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong was quick to condemn the violence:
— Channel NewsAsia (@ChannelNewsAsia) December 8, 2013
Here we gather some of the best images taken during the riots from traditional and social media:
— The Straits Times (@STcom) December 8, 2013
— Occupy Singapore (@occupysg) December 8, 2013
— TODAY (@TODAYonline) December 9, 2013