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Sri Lanka anti-government protesters break into state TV: footage

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Sri Lanka’s anti-government protesters broke into the main state television station Wednesday and briefly took over broadcasts, footage showed.

An unidentified man barged into the studio of Rupavahini network during a live programme and ordered that only protest-related news should be broadcast. The transmission was cut off and replaced with a recorded programme.

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