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Sri Lanka's boom in war tourism

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Sri Lanka has long been a popular destination for foreign tourists but now its long ethnic war is giving rise to a surprising and controversial new form of tourism in which most tourists are themselves Sri Lankans.

Charles Haviland reports on how many sites previously off limits have turned into must-see attractions since the defeat of the Tamil Tigers in 2009.

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