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* Tense situation among Muslim sects in Kalmunai in Eastern Sri Lanka
Tue, Jul 1, 2014, 10:29 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 01, Colombo: Police beefed up security in the Kalmunai area of Sri Lanka's Eastern Province due to a clash between two Muslim sects.

The clash was over the construction of a prayer center of a new Islam sect for which the orthodox Muslims protested, sources say.

The Police have recorded statements from eight persons regarding the incident.

The prayer center reportedly belonged to Sri Lanka Thawheed Jamaath (SLTJ) and police say it is located in state land.

Saindamarudu Divisional Secretary said that the relevant religious leaders would be ordered tomorrow to remove the prayer center.

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