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This was definitely unexpected to be happening in Singapore!
Singapore Police Force
UPDATE ON RIOT AT THE JUNCTION OF RACE COURSE ROAD & HAMPSHIRE ROAD
On 7 Dec at 2123 hours, a fatal traffic accident occurred between a private bus and a person at the junction of Race Course Road and Hampshire Road. Shortly after, a riot broke out involving a crowd of about 400 subjects where the subjects damaged 5 police vehicles and 1 ambulance. Several other private vehicles were also damaged. 10 officers were injured.
Police activated resources from Special Operations Command and Gurkha Contingent to the sene and the situation is under control.
Police would like to advise the public in the area to remain indoors while police operations are ongoing. Other members of the public are advised to keep away from the vicinity. Members of the public are also advised to stay calm and not to speculate on this incident. Members of the public with any information of the riot are advised to call the police at 1800-2550000.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Home Affairs, Mr Teo Chee Hean, said, "This is a serious incident which has resulted in injuries and damage to public property. The situation is now under control. Police will spare no efforts to apprehend the subjects involved in the riot."
I think our gah ment is too relaxed with these foreign workers.
This is the 2nd time foreign workers riot in Singapore (1st tie - bus, 2nd time - little india)
Will there be a 3rd time? Maybe the next time, it will be maids rioting.
We gave the off days, we gave them freedom, what happened?