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Sri Lankan military personnel took part in a ceremony at the war memorial in Colombo to mark Poppy Day. The troops remembered their fallen colleagues and veterans from world wars as well as those involved in the internal Tamil separatist conflict on the island.
Sri Lankan military personnel took part in a ceremony at the war memorial in Colombo to mark Poppy Day.

The troops remembered their fallen colleagues and veterans from world wars as well as those involved in the internal Tamil separatist conflict on the island.
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