Since Sunday, has military potential of the riots spread in various parts of Sri Lanka.
Upploppsmakare has attacked mosques and muslim business premises in the new religious tensions that have come after the terrorist attacks against churches and hotels, april 21, when 258 people died.
– When the crowds tried to attack mosques, we shot into the air and used tear gas to disperse them, " a police officer who wishes to remain anonymous, according to TT.
A 42-year-old man was on Monday with punctures to the hospital but died Thursday.
a national curfew between the hours of 21 and 04 to prevent the violence from spreading. The curfew applies, according to the police, until further notice, in the north-western province and to the Tuesday morning in the rest of the country, reports AP and AFP.
Conflicts between christians and muslims have among other things been in Negombo, one of the places that were affected by the terrorist attacks in april.
a number of social media services has been temporarily blocked in Sri Lanka. According to the government, is to prevent that the violence spreading through social media.
– Social media is blocked again as a temporary measure to maintain peace in the country, " says Nalaka Kaluwewa, general director of the public information department, told Reuters.
also the catholic churches that have been closed since the bombings. Heavily armed police guarded churches and all visitors kroppsvisiterades and required on the identification.
All persons suspected of instigation of, or directly linked to the attacks has been apprehended or is dead, the sri lankan police previously stated. Terrorsekten ICE has claimed the attacks, as two local extremist groups are suspected to be behind.
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