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Sri Lanka Shops, Mosque Damaged in Buddhist-Muslim Clash

At least five people were wounded and several shops and a mosque damaged in a clash between majority Sinhalese Buddhists and minority Muslims in eastern Sri Lanka, police said on Tuesday. Renewed tension has been growing between the two communities since last year, with some hardline Buddhist groups accusing Muslims of forcing people to convert to Islam and vandalizing Buddhist archaeological sites. Police had been deployed in the eastern town of Ampara to control the unrest after a...

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