Sir Lanka: Communal Violence erupts between Buddhists and Muslims

Colombo: The Sri Lankan Police have arrested nearly 19 people connected with the violent clashes that erupted in Galle District in Sri Lanka.
According to the media reports violence broke between Buddhist and Muslims over an accident.
Several people were injured in the clashes while many houses have also been damaged.
Nearly 200 police officers and 100 officers from the Special Task Force were deployed in Galle following the violence which erupted on Friday night.
According to police official the situation has not yet returned to normal and security would remain across the district.
A police curfew which had been imposed in six areas across the district was lifted on Saturday morning.