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Sri Lanka: Social media platforms banned after attack on mosque

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[Sri Lanka], May 13 (ANI): The Sri Lankan government on Monday blocked various social media platforms including WhatsApp, Facebook and YouTube to prevent the circulation of rumours in the aftermath
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News video: Sri Lanka blocks social media after worst anti-Muslim unrest since Easter bombings

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Sri Lanka on Monday temporarily blocked some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since Easter bombings by Islamist militants. Mia Womersley reports

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