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Photo: Encouraging Peace in Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Navy sailors stand guard outside the police morgue as the remains of colleagues who died in a terrorist attack is moved to be handed over to the undertaker, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Saturday, Dec. 24, 2005. Ethnic Tamil rebels attacked a military convoy in northern Sri Lanka, Friday, killing 13 navy troops in the worst such incident since a 2002 cease-fire, the Sri Lankan military announced. The attack was the latest in an escalating series of clashes that have raised fears of return to civil war.  AP/WWP

12/27/05 -- Encouraging Peace in Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Navy sailors stand guard outside the police morgue in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Saturday, December 24, 2005 [ AP/WWP]


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