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Colombo, Aug 20 (EFE/EPA).- The Sri Lankan government announced Friday a 10-day nationwide lockdown responding to calls from health officials, lawmakers and religious leaders over spiraling cases of the coronavirus in the island nation.The lockdown will come into effect from 10 pm on Friday (Aug.20) and extend until Monday (Aug.30).(Camera: CHAMILA KARUNARATHNE)SHOT LIST: VEHICLES QUEUE TO GET FUEL FROM A PETROL PUMP, PANIC BUYERS AT A LOCAL MARKET IN COLOMBO, SRI LANKA.

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