April 22, 2024

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Inter-religious clashes in Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka, inter-community violence left three dead and several dozen injured. It happened overnight from Sunday to Monday in a tourist area in the south of the island.

An extremist Buddhist group, claiming to have been attacked by Muslims, launched retaliatory attacks. Several mosques were damaged.

The Muslim minority accuses the authorities of having let it happen.