Duty Calls

Duty Calls by Son of the Morning Light on 500px.com

A Civil Defence Force sentry at the Ruwanwelisaya, a 2nd century BC shrine, in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. With the end of the civil war in 2009, security has relaxed visibly in public areas. In 1985, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), a terrorist group fighting for a separate state attacked the Sri Maha Bodhi, a kilometre away, one of the most sacred Buddhist shrines in Sri Lanka. A hundred and forty-six men, women, and children were killed at the shrine and in the surrounding countryside that day.

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