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Sri Lanka imposes temporary social media ban after blasts

Sri Lanka’s government said Sunday it would impose a “temporary” social media ban after a string of blasts targeting hotels and churches killed nearly 160 people.

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Sri Lanka’s government said Sunday it would impose a “temporary” social media ban after a string of blasts targeting hotels and churches killed nearly 160 people, AFP reports.

“The government has decided to block all social media platforms in order to prevent incorrect and wrong information being spread. This is only a temporary measure” Udaya R. Seneviratne, secretary to the president said in a statement.

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