Sri Lanka sends troops to keep peace as tensions rise

May 7, 2019

 

Sri Lanka deployed additional troops to one of the cities where the Easter Sunday bombings took place, after clashes there late Sunday between Muslims and Sinhalese. In a sign of how raw emotions remain after the deadly attacks last month that killed more than 250 people, the clashes in Negombo, a city about 20 miles north of the capital, Colombo, started out as a traffic incident before quickly escalating into mob violence.

 

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