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Sri Lanka in state of emergency

Sri Lanka's Special Task Force soldiers walk past a damaged houses after a clash between two communities in Digana central district of Kandy. Sri Lanka declared a nationwide state of emergency for 10 days to stop the spread of communal violence after clashes erupted between majority Buddhists and members of the minority Muslim community.


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Sri Lanka's Special Task Force soldiers walk past a damaged houses after a clash between two communities in Digana central district of Kandy. Sri Lanka declared a nationwide state of emergency for 10 days to stop the spread of communal violence after...more

Sri Lanka's Special Task Force soldiers walk past a damaged houses after a clash between two communities in Digana central district of Kandy. Sri Lanka declared a nationwide state of emergency for 10 days to stop the spread of communal violence after clashes erupted between majority Buddhists and members of the minority Muslim community. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
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A man walks out of his damaged house after a clash between two communities in Digana central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A man walks out of his damaged house after a clash between two communities in Digana central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A man walks out of his damaged house after a clash between two communities in Digana central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
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A burnt car is seen after a clash between two communities in Digana central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A burnt car is seen after a clash between two communities in Digana central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A burnt car is seen after a clash between two communities in Digana central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
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A Muslim woman talks with a police crime officer near her damaged house after a clash between two communities in Digana central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A Muslim woman talks with a police crime officer near her damaged house after a clash between two communities in Digana central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A Muslim woman talks with a police crime officer near her damaged house after a clash between two communities in Digana central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
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A man stands in front of a damaged mosque after a clash between two communities in Digana central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A man stands in front of a damaged mosque after a clash between two communities in Digana central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A man stands in front of a damaged mosque after a clash between two communities in Digana central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
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Sri Lanka's army soldier stands guard next to a damaged shop after a clash between two communities in Digana central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Sri Lanka's army soldier stands guard next to a damaged shop after a clash between two communities in Digana central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Sri Lanka's army soldier stands guard next to a damaged shop after a clash between two communities in Digana central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
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Sri Lanka's Special Task Force soldiers walk past a damaged mosque after a clash between two communities in Digana central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Sri Lanka's Special Task Force soldiers walk past a damaged mosque after a clash between two communities in Digana central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Sri Lanka's Special Task Force soldiers walk past a damaged mosque after a clash between two communities in Digana central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
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A computer screen shows an inaccessible Facebook page after the Sri Lankan government decided to shut down social messaging networks, in Colombo. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A computer screen shows an inaccessible Facebook page after the Sri Lankan government decided to shut down social messaging networks, in Colombo. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A computer screen shows an inaccessible Facebook page after the Sri Lankan government decided to shut down social messaging networks, in Colombo. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
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Sri Lanka's army soldier stands guard next to a damaged shop after a clash between two communities in Digana central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Sri Lanka's army soldier stands guard next to a damaged shop after a clash between two communities in Digana central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Sri Lanka's army soldier stands guard next to a damaged shop after a clash between two communities in Digana central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
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Sri Lanka's navy soldier stands guard near a burnt shop and a motorbike after a clash between two communities in Digana, central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Stringer

Sri Lanka's navy soldier stands guard near a burnt shop and a motorbike after a clash between two communities in Digana, central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Stringer

Sri Lanka's navy soldier stands guard near a burnt shop and a motorbike after a clash between two communities in Digana, central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Stringer
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Sri Lanka's police officers stand guard on a main road after a clash between two communities in Digana, central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Stringer

Sri Lanka's police officers stand guard on a main road after a clash between two communities in Digana, central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Stringer

Sri Lanka's police officers stand guard on a main road after a clash between two communities in Digana, central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Stringer
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A man searches through debris inside a burnt shop after a clash between two communities in Digana, central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Stringer

A man searches through debris inside a burnt shop after a clash between two communities in Digana, central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Stringer

A man searches through debris inside a burnt shop after a clash between two communities in Digana, central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Stringer
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A mobile phone screen shows that Face Book page can not open after government decided to shut down social messaging networks including Facebook islandwide in Colombo. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A mobile phone screen shows that Face Book page can not open after government decided to shut down social messaging networks including Facebook islandwide in Colombo. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A mobile phone screen shows that Face Book page can not open after government decided to shut down social messaging networks including Facebook islandwide in Colombo. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
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Sri Lanka's Special Task Force and Police officers stand guard near a burnt house after a clash between two communities in Digana, central district of Kandy. 


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Sri Lanka's Special Task Force and Police officers stand guard near a burnt house after a clash between two communities in Digana, central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Stringer

Sri Lanka's Special Task Force and Police officers stand guard near a burnt house after a clash between two communities in Digana, central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Stringer
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Sri Lanka's Special Task Force and Police officers stand guard near a burnt house after a clash between two communities in Digana, central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Stringer

Sri Lanka's Special Task Force and Police officers stand guard near a burnt house after a clash between two communities in Digana, central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Stringer

Sri Lanka's Special Task Force and Police officers stand guard near a burnt house after a clash between two communities in Digana, central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Stringer
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Sri Lanka's army soldiers stand guard a road after a clash between two communities in Digana, central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Stringer

Sri Lanka's army soldiers stand guard a road after a clash between two communities in Digana, central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Stringer

Sri Lanka's army soldiers stand guard a road after a clash between two communities in Digana, central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Stringer
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Sri Lanka's Special Task Force and Police officers stand guard near a burnt house after a clash between two communities in Digana, central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Stringer

Sri Lanka's Special Task Force and Police officers stand guard near a burnt house after a clash between two communities in Digana, central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Stringer

Sri Lanka's Special Task Force and Police officers stand guard near a burnt house after a clash between two communities in Digana, central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Stringer
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Sri Lanka's army soldiers stand guard near a burnt house after a clash between two communities in Digana, central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Stringer

Sri Lanka's army soldiers stand guard near a burnt house after a clash between two communities in Digana, central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Stringer

Sri Lanka's army soldiers stand guard near a burnt house after a clash between two communities in Digana, central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Stringer
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Sri Lanka's Special Task Force and Police officers stand guard near a burnt house after a clash between two communities in Digana, central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Stringer

Sri Lanka's Special Task Force and Police officers stand guard near a burnt house after a clash between two communities in Digana, central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Stringer

Sri Lanka's Special Task Force and Police officers stand guard near a burnt house after a clash between two communities in Digana, central district of Kandy. REUTERS/Stringer
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