A woman looks on as Sri Lankan soldiers guard a road after a mob attack in Kottampitiya, Sri Lanka May 14, 2019. Sri Lankan soldiers in armoured vehicles on Tuesday patrolled towns hit by sectarian violence this week as residents recalled how Muslims had hid in paddy fields to escape mobs attacking their homes and shops. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Sri Lankan soldiers patrol a road of Hettipola after a mob attack in a mosque in the nearby village of Kottampitiya, Sri Lanka May 14, 2019. Sri Lankan soldiers in armoured vehicles on Tuesday patrolled towns hit by sectarian violence this week as residents recalled how Muslims had hid in paddy fields to escape mobs attacking their homes and shops. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A Sri Lankan soldier walks past a burnt shop after a mob attack in Kottampitiya, Sri Lanka May 14, 2019. Authorities said the situation in the worst-affected northwestern parts of the Indian Ocean island nation was under control after anti-Muslim mobs appeared to have moved from town to town starting on Sunday. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

People travel past a military vehicle on a main road of Hettipola, after a mob attack in a mosque in the nearby village of Kottampitiya, Sri Lanka May 14, 2019. R Soldiers in armoured vehicles patrolled the towns hit by sectarian violence this week as residents recalled how Muslims had hid in paddy fields to escape mobs carrying rods and swords, incensed over the militant attacks. EUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Sri Lankan soldiers patrol a road of Hettipola after a mob attack in a mosque in the nearby village of Kottampitiya, Sri Lanka May 14, 2019. Soldiers in armoured vehicles patrolled the towns hit by sectarian violence this week as residents recalled how Muslims had hid in paddy fields to escape mobs carrying rods and swords, incensed over the militant attacks. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Sri Lankan soldiers patrol a road of Hettipola on top of an armored vehicle, after a mob attack in a mosque in the nearby village of Kottampitiya, Sri Lanka May 14, 2019. A man was stabbed to death and crowds attacked mosques and burned Korans in violence targeting Muslims for the Easter bombings that killed more than 250 people in churches and hotels, mostly in Colombo. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte