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Facebook Whatsapp Instagram banned after Easter attack in Sri Lanka

USNMix Report: The atmosphere of unrest in Sri Lanka persists,
Restrictions on social media.

About 260 people were killed in the attack on churches and hotels on Easter day.

Following the attacks on Easter, the Sri Lankan government banned social media on Monday in the backdrop of the growing tensions between the minority Muslims and the majority Sinhalese community. About 260 people were killed in the attack on churches and hotels on Easter day.
About 260 people were killed in the attack on churches and hotels on Easter day
It is noteworthy that after a controversy over the Facebook post of a Muslim shopkeeper, the mob attacked a mosque and some shops in Chilaw city.

Officials said that Facebook and WhatsApp have been banned since midnight following clashes with minority Muslims and majority Sinhalese. On Sunday evening, unrest spread to Kuliyapitiya, where a mosque and some Muslim shopkeepers were attacked.

Due to this, the curfew was put in the area. Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said that the curfew has been removed from Kuliyapitiya and Chilaw.

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