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* Police receive over 400 complaints on recent communal violence in Sri Lanka
Fri, Jul 4, 2014, 12:00 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 04, Colombo: Sri Lanka Police have by Thursday (July 03) received over 400 complaints related to the recent spate of Sinhala - Muslim communal violence that broke out on June 15th in Aluthgama, Dharga Town, Beruwala and adjacent areas.

About 90 percent of the complaints were against unidentified persons burning houses, damaging building, vehicles and attacking people.

Aluthgama and Beruwala police stations had reported to Kalutara Magistrate Court about over 200 cases in which the perpetrators have not been identified.

The areas that came under attacks are still guarded by police and Special Task Force of police while the Army is reconstructing the damaged property.

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