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Thousands of Tamils living in camps

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The BBC has obtained video, apparently of a Sri Lankan refugee camp, for the first time since the civil war ended in May.

More than a quarter of a million Tamil civilians are being held in the camps.

Humphrey Hawksley reports.

The BBC can not verify the authenticity of this footage.

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