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Sri Lankan police arrest 13 over alleged gang violence

Sri Lankan police arrested thirteen Tamil youths in Thenmaradchi yesterday over alleged gang violence. 

The youths, who police say are part of two gangs known as 'I' and 'Sava', were accused of taking part in sword fights. 

At 4pm the youths were reportedly seen carrying swords and iron polls in the Ezhuthumadduvaal area before escaping by car when police arrived. 

The youths were later arrested in Maruthenkeni.