Muslim men stand in front of the Abbraar Masjid mosque after a mob attack in Kiniyama, Sri Lanka, on Monday. Photo: Reuters

Man killed in Sri Lanka anti-Muslim riots as mobs attack mosques and shops

  • Police fire tear gas at crowds and impose curfew after worst outbreak of sectarian violence in country since Easter Sunday bombings
  • Government blocks social media platforms, with one man beaten after dispute that allegedly started on Facebook
Topic |   Sri Lanka

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Muslim men stand in front of the Abbraar Masjid mosque after a mob attack in Kiniyama, Sri Lanka, on Monday. Photo: Reuters
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Sri Lanka’s Saudi connections revealed in latest arrest over Easter bombings

  • Ultraconservative Salafi-Wahhabi Islam, which has its roots in the Middle Eastern kingdom, has been taking root among the South Asian island’s Muslims
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