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Buddhist Mobs Sweep Through Sri Lanka's Muslim Neighborhoods

Buddhist mobs swept through Muslim neighborhoods in Sri Lanka's central hills, destroying stores and restaurants and setting homes on fire despite a curfew, a state of emergency and a heavy deployment of security forces, residents said Thursday. In the small town of Pallekele, mobs ignored the curfew that was supposed to keep them off the streets and used gasoline bombs to burn four homes, said Mohamed Nazar. An angry crowd gathered around Nazar's house around 8 p.m. Wednesday,...

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