290 killed in Sri Lanka series blasts | The Daily Star
  • LANKA reels from horror

    Sri Lanka said yesterday it was invoking emergency powers in the aftermath of devastating bomb attacks on hotels and churches, blamed on militants with foreign links, in which 290 people were killed and nearly 500 wounded.

  • Blast near Sri Lanka church as cops tried to defuse device

    An explosion went off in a van near a church in Colombo, Sri Lanka, a day after scores were killed there, when bomb squad officials were trying to defuse the device, a police spokesman says.