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Sri Lanka Muslims killed in Aluthgama clashes

16 June 2014 Last updated at 14:30 BST

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.

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