Buddhist rioters dispersed in Sri Lanka
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Buddhist rioters dispersed in Sri Lanka

Police in Sri Lanka have used tear gas to disperse Buddhist rioters in the city of Kandy, who have been attacking mosques and Muslim-owned businesses.

They are defying a curfew imposed after a Buddhist youth died during an altercation with a group of Muslims.

Correction 2 May 2018: This report was updated on 7 March 2018, as soon as the BBC learned that the poster image had been incorrectly identified by a news agency.

  • 07 Mar 2018
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