In this Friday, Sept. 7, 2012 photo, a Sri Lankan polling officer carries ballot boxes towards a polling station in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka. Sri Lankans voted Saturday, Sept. 8, in a pro

 

              In this Friday, Sept. 7, 2012 photo, a Sri Lankan polling officer carries ballot boxes towards a polling station in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka. Sri Lankans voted Saturday, Sept. 8,  in a pro
In this Friday, Sept. 7, 2012 photo, a Sri Lankan polling officer carries ballot boxes towards a polling station in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka. Sri Lankans voted Saturday, Sept. 8, in a provincial assembly election seen as a test of whether ethnic minority Tamils still want self-rule or are satisfied with government-led economic development in a region devastated by a quarter-century civil war. As of noon, only small numbers of voters had turned out at polling booths in Batticaloa, one of three districts in Eastern Province. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
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