Sri Lankan coast guard personnel in protective clothes work to remove oil from a beach following an oil spill in Uswetakeiyawa, a coastal town north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. Following a pipeline leak on a coastal stretch near the capital, the Sri Lankan government deployed hundreds of coast guard and navy personnel on Monday to clean oil slicks.

 

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