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One killed during Anti-Muslim rioting in Sri Lanka
May 14, 2019 | 2:08 PM
by Agencies
Sri Lanka anti-Muslim riots kill one despite curfew.
 
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Colombo: At least one person was killed in Sri Lanka as anti-Muslim rioting continued in the north-west of the country, police announced on Tuesday.

They added that a 42-year-old Muslim man died of stab wounds at his carpentry workshop, noting that police officers fired tear gas at mobs attacking mosques and Muslim owned shops on Monday, and imposed a nationwide curfew..

Sectarian violence has broken out on the island following the Easter Sunday attacks in April in which more than 250 people were killed.




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