Sri Lanka calls monks who attacked Rohingya ‘animals’

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Sri Lanka calls monks who attacked Rohingya 'animals'

The Sri Lankan government Wednesday slammed a group of radical Buddhist monks who attacked Rohingya refugees on the island as “animals”, pledging action against police who failed to protect them. Rajitha Senaratne, a cabinet spokesman, said the government condemned Tuesday’s storming of a UN safe house where 31 Rohingya refugees, including 16 children and seven women,…