Sri Lanka election: Minorities fear vote result

Sri Lankans are voting to elect a new leader while ethnic divisions are on the rise after the deadly Easter bombings.

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    Sri Lankans head to the polls on Saturday, months after the deadly Easter bombings. Presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa's is in the fray but his political comeback has divided the nation.

    He has said he will create a secure environment for all Sri Lankans, but religious minorities view him with suspicion for his links to Buddhist-nationalist monks.

    Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith reports from Negombo.


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