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At least three Muslims have been killed in overnight clashes with hard line Buddhists in southern Sri Lanka.

At least three Muslims have been killed in overnight clashes with hard line Buddhists in southern Sri Lanka.

The men died of gunshot wounds near a mosque in the town of Aluthgama, in what is seen as Sri Lanka's worst outbreak of sectarian violence in years.

Charles Haviland reports.

  • 16 Jun
  • From the section Asia