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Sri Lanka unrest: Violence against Muslims increases

Leaders warn that violence will not only increase tension but also hinder the investigation into the Easter bombings.

Security forces in Sri Lanka are tackling an increase in violence against Muslims.

A curfew is still in place in one province, after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses.

So far, one person has died in the rioting, and the United Nations is worried the unrest could spiral.

Al Jazeera’s Andrew Simmons reports.