Sri Lankan police commandos patrol the streets of Pallekele, a suburb of Kandy. File photo: AFP

Sri Lanka ends state of emergency as tensions between Buddhists and Muslims in Kandy subside

President declared a state of emergency to rein in the spread of communal violence after Buddhists and Muslims clashed in the Indian Ocean island’s central district of Kandy

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Sri Lankan police commandos patrol the streets of Pallekele, a suburb of Kandy. File photo: AFP
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