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Army media unit threatens two journalists serving foreign media

It is reported that Maj. Mahinda, an officer of the Army media unit has threatened the photographer of the Reuters Dinuke Liyanawatta and Eranga Jayawardene, photographer of the French News service (AFP) with death.
The two photographers have been threatened for taking photographs of a fainted soldier at the parade held on the occasion of the 55th Anniversary of the Sri Lanka Armoured Corps (SLAC) held on the 15th.
The relevant pictures:
http://www.lankatruth.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7604:army-media-unit-threatens-two-journalists-serving-foreign-media&catid=35:local&Itemid=62

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