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Sri Lanka train 'will unite hearts and minds'

A popular Sri Lankan rail service known as the "Queen of Jaffna" has reopened, linking the capital Colombo to Jaffna in the country's north.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa inaugurated the newly renovated railway line, which was closed 24 years ago during Sri Lanka's bloody civil war.

Laura Westbrook reports.

  • 14 Oct 2014
  • From the section Asia
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