Execution-style killings of police officers shock Sri Lanka

Two police officers were shot dead execution-style while manning a checkpoint in a former war zone in Sri Lanka, officials said Friday.
The victims had their hands tied behind their backs and were shot in the head, according to authorities, and their weapons had been taken.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but the shooting shattered the relative calm in the region where fighting between troops and Tamil rebels ended over a decade ago.
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