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Sri Lanka arrests Tamil man for selling bananas

Photograph: The banana's the man was accused of trying to sell.

A Tamil man in Jaffna has been arrested by Sri Lankan security forces, for allegedly selling bananas during curfew.

The man was arrested by Kopay police yesterday before being released on bail.

The arrest comes amidst reports that many Tamils across the North-East are facing starvation, as the military-enforced curfew has devastated local livelihoods.

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