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


Civilians’ belongings are scattered about the ground after the attacks


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


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


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


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


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


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


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