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Thu Nov 25, 2021, 04:43 AM

Solomon Islands: Australia sends peacekeeping troops amid riots

Australia is sending peace keeping troops to the Solomon Islands, as riots rocked the capital city of Honiara for a second day.

PM Scott Morrison said police and army personnel would provide stability and security to the Pacific Island nation.

The violence began on Wednesday when protestors stormed parliament in a bid to topple the PM.

On Thursday crowds defied a lockdown and set fire to government buildings, a police station and businesses.

Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-59412000

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