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Life of Sri Lankan refugees

2009-05-27 09:57:04 GMT2009-05-27 17:57:04 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Refugees rest at a refugee camp located on the outskirts of the northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya on May 26, 2009. Some 260,000 of 300,000 refugees are currently settled at 24 refugee camps in northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya. (Xinhua/Liu Yongqiu)

A girl feeds a baby with water at a refugee camp located on the outskirts of the northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya on May 26, 2009. Some 260,000 of 300,000 refugees are currently settled at 24 refugee camps in northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya. (Xinhua/Liu Yongqiu)

Refugees wait in line to get water at a refugee camp located on the outskirts of the northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya on May 26, 2009. Some 260,000 of 300,000 refugees are currently settled at 24 refugee camps in northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya. (Xinhua/Liu Yongqiu)

Refugees receive articles for daily use at a refugee camp located on the outskirts of the northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya on May 26, 2009. Some 260,000 of 300,000 refugees are currently settled at 24 refugee camps in northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya. (Xinhua/Liu Yongqiu)

Refugees wait in line to receive articles for daily use at a refugee camp located on the outskirts of the northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya on May 26, 2009. Some 260,000 of 300,000 refugees are currently settled at 24 refugee camps in northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya. (Xinhua/Liu Yongqiu)

Some 260,000 of 300,000 refugees are currently settled at 24 refugee camps in northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya.

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