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Sri Lanka declares state of emergency following riots in Kandy

Sri Lanka today declared a state of emergency for 10 days after violent clashes broke out between Buddhists and minority Muslims in the country's central Kandy district that left two persons dead

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Colombo: Sri Lanka today declared a state of emergency for 10 days after clashes broke out between Buddhists and minority Muslims in the country’s central district that left two persons dead.

erupted yesterday following which police imposed curfew in the Theldeniya area.

President Maithripala Sirisena and the Cabinet today decided to declare a state of emergency for 10 days following the prevailed in some parts of the country, Minister of Social Empowerment SB Dissanayake said.

A Gazette notification would be issued right away, he told reporters outside the President s Secretariat, where the Cabinet meeting was held.

There are allegations that the law was not implemented to minimise the impact of these tense situations. Now, the Police and Army personnel had been deployed to respective areas to beef up security, he was quoted as saying by the Daily Mirror.

Dissanayake said the President could decide at the end of the 10 days, whether to extend the state of emergency.

Fresh curfew was imposed today and heavily-armed police commandos of the special task force were deployed in Theldeniya and Pallekele areas of district where riots have left two dead and homes and businesses of the minority community in ruins.

According to police, the elite special task force was deployed in the area after riots broke out following the death of an assault victim, a Sinhalese, who was attacked by the members of the minority community.

They said on 22 February, the man was admitted to a hospital following an attack. He succumbed to his injuries on 3 March, after which the attackers and were remanded to police custody till tomorrow.

PTI

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