‘Like a Tsunami That Won’t End’ After a Failed Cease-Fire in 25-Year War, Weary Sri Lankans Fear the Worst


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[Washington Post Foreign Service]

“For us, the war in Sri Lanka is like a tsunami that won’t end,” whispered Sara Waeathi, a wiry ethnic Tamil who used to fish and harvest honey in her original village in the country’s restive north. Today, in this camp near the eastern coastal city of Batticaloa, she and her family depend on international food handouts. “The fighting keeps coming. Only God knows what will happen to us. We are scared.”

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