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Sri Lanka declares Emergency after anti-Muslim riots

Colombo: Sri Lanka has declared a nationwide state of emergency for 10 days to rein in the spread of communal riots on Tuesday, a day after mob attacks against the minority Muslim population in an Indian Ocean island’s central district of Kandy. “At a special cabinet meeting, it was decided to declare a state of emergency for ten days to prevent the spread of communal riots to other parts of the country,” the spokesman, Dayasiri Jayasekara, told Reuters. The announcement came after angry mobs made up of the majority Sinhalese…

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