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Sri Lanka declares emergency amid anti-Muslim violence

Seattle Times Tuesday, 6 March 2018
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s president declared a state of emergency Tuesday amid fears that anti-Muslim attacks in a central hill town could spread. Details of the emergency decree were not immediately announced, and it was unclear how it would affect life on the South Asian island nation, where Buddhist-Muslim tensions have flared […]
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New Delhi (CNN)A state of emergency has been imposed in Sri Lanka for the first time since the civil war following days of communal violence between the island's Sinhalese and Muslim communities. The special measures, enacted by the government Tuesday, will see soldiers deployed across the island for...

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