Eyewitness accounts of riots in the area of Little India in Singapore are pouring in via Twitter. Witnesses report at least 200 people rioting as well as multiple burning vehicles including cars and an ambulance, bottles being thrown, the deployment of police in riot gear and at least one overturned police vehicle. No mention yet of what has instigated this riot activity. Witnesses are advising anyone in the region to stay clear of the area as violence is ongoing.
By Michele Wessel