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Lankan PM warns of strong action as anti-Muslim violence spreads

1 killed as violent clashes erupt in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, May 14 (Xinhua) -- At least one person was killed when clashes erupted in northwest Sri Lanka and the Gampaha District on the outskirts of capital Colombo on Monday, police said Tuesday. Police said security had been heightened across the island and a curfew was in place in the North Western province to prevent a further escalation of violence....

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Sri Lanka imposes islandwide curfew following anti Muslim clashes

Colombo, May 13 ( - An islandwide curfew was imposed in Sri Lanka on Monday following violent anti-Muslim clashes which erupted in the northwestern province and the Gampaha district, in the outskirts of capital Colombo. Police said the curfew was imposed from 9 pm local time to 4 am on Tuesday. Earlier during the day, the police curfew was re-imposed...

Sri Lanka imposes curfew in north western province as anti Muslim clashes erupt

Sri Lanka imposes curfew in north western province as anti Muslim clashes erupt

Colombo, May 13 ( - A curfew has been imposed across Sri Lanka's north western province following violent clashes which erupted against the minority Muslims. The Police initially imposed curfew only in certain towns in the Kurunegala District, but as as clashes escalated further, a curfew was imposed across the province indefinitely. Eyewitnesses said several properties and mosques were damaged...

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