Pictured: The ruined wasteland of Sri Lanka as 300,000 people are displaced after war with Tamil Tigers

Wasteland: The ruins of the north-east coast of Sri Lanka as seen by helicopter over the weekend

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Civilians’ belongings are scattered about the ground after the attacks

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The former battlefront is dotted with craters in this view from the helicopter carrying UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon over the devastation

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A flag still flies from a bus abandoned by the side of the road amidst the ruins of the town

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An aerial view of the displaced persons camps in Vavuniya in Sri Lanka, packed with Tamil refugees

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A sick child lies on a hospital bed in the camp, which is believed to be the largest displaced persons camp in the world

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Victims of war: Tamil civilians stand behind a barbed-wire fence as they watch U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon tour their refugee camp

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Source : http://www.dailymail.co.uk

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