In Pictures: Twins turn out to break record in Sri Lanka

Colombo was seeing double as twins descended upon the Sri Lankan capital in an attempt to set a new record for the largest gathering of twins.

Sri Lankan Army generals Jayantha and Pooraka Seneviratne pose for a picture during an event attempting to break the world record for the biggest gathering of twins, in Colombo, on Jan 20, 2020. PHOTO: AFP
Sri Lankan twins pose for a picture during an event attempting to break the world record for the biggest gathering of twins, in Colombo, on Jan 20, 2020. PHOTO: AFP
Sri Lankan Navy volunteer twins pose for a picture during an event attempting to break the world record for the biggest gathering of twins, in Colombo, on Jan 20, 2020. PHOTO: AFP
A Sri Lankan pair of male twins with their offspring during an official attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of twins held at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Jan 20, 2020. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
A pair of twins but in different forces and another pair in the same force during an official attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of twins held at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Jan 20, 2020. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
Two pairs of twins attend an event to attempt to break the world record for the biggest gathering of twins in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Jan 20, 2020. PHOTO: REUTERS
Swini and Srini pose for photographs during an event to attempt to break the world record for the biggest gathering of twins in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Jan 20, 2020. PHOTO: REUTERS
Two-year-old girls P.A Rishmi and P.A Rashni look on during an event to attempt to break the world record for the biggest gathering of twins in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Jan 20, 2020. PHOTO: REUTERS
Twins pose for photographs during an event to attempt to break the world record for the biggest gathering of twins in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Jan 20, 2020. PHOTO: REUTERS
Hamna and Shahna, Umaira and Umaima, and Radha and Rana pose for photographs during an event to attempt to break the world record for the biggest gathering of twins in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Jan 20, 2020. PHOTO: REUTERS
Buddhist monks Padiyapalalle Sugathasara and Padiyapalalle Vipulasara pose for photographs during an event to attempt to break the world record for the biggest gathering of twins in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Jan 20, 2020. PHOTO: REUTERS

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