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

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

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