PHOTOS Commemorative ceremony held to mark 9th anniv. of end of civil war in Sri Lanka

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Commemorative ceremony held to mark 9th anniv. of end of civil war in Sri Lanka

Xinhua

22:29, May 20, 2018

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena (Front C) arrives during a commemorative ceremony marking the 9th anniversary of the end of the island's civil war in Colombo, Sri lanka, on May 19, 2018. (Xinhua/A.S. Hapuarachc)

A Sri Lankan woman reacts at a memorial for the fallen soldiers died in the decades-long conflict against the Tamil Tiger rebels during a commemorative ceremony marking the 9th anniversary of the end of the island's civil war in Colombo, Sri lanka, on May 19, 2018. (Xinhua/A.S. Hapuarachc)

A Sri Lankan woman reacts at a memorial for the fallen soldiers died in the decades-long conflict against the Tamil Tiger rebels during a commemorative ceremony marking the 9th anniversary of the end of the island's civil war in Colombo, Sri lanka, on May 19, 2018. (Xinhua/A.S. Hapuarachc)

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena (C) arrives during a commemorative ceremony marking the 9th anniversary of the end of the island's civil war in Colombo, Sri lanka, on May 19, 2018. (Xinhua/A.S. Hapuarachc)

Sri Lankan soldiers are seen at a memorial for the fallen soldiers during a commemorative ceremony marking the 9th anniversary of the end of the island's civil war in Colombo, Sri lanka, on May 19, 2018. (Xinhua/A.S. Hapuarachc)

A Sri Lankan soldier stands at a memorial for the fallen soldiers during a commemorative ceremony marking the 9th anniversary of the end of the island's civil war in Colombo, Sri lanka, on May 19, 2018. (Xinhua/A.S. Hapuarachc)

Sri Lankan women react at a memorial for the fallen soldiers died in the decades-long conflict against the Tamil Tiger rebels during a commemorative ceremony marking the 9th anniversary of the end of the island's civil war in Colombo, Sri lanka, on May 19, 2018. (Xinhua/A.S. Hapuarachc)

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