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April 25, 2019
April 25, 2019

Muslims flee, Christians grieve in SL town torn by violence

As mourners buried the remains of Christian worshippers killed by the Easter Sunday suicide bomb attacks in Sri Lanka, hundreds of Muslim refugees fled Negombo on the country's west coast where communal tensions have flared in recent days.

April 24, 2019
April 24, 2019

Zayan laid to rest

Awami League leader Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim’s grandson Zayan Chowdhury, who was killed in the series blasts in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, has been laid to rest in Dhaka.

April 23, 2019
April 23, 2019

2 Muslim brothers were Sri Lanka hotel suicide bombers: Sources

Muslim brothers carried out two of the hotel suicide blasts in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, part of a wave of bombings that killed more than 320 people, police sources tell AFP.

April 23, 2019
April 23, 2019

Islamic State claims responsibility for Sri Lanka bombings

The Islamic State group says it was behind a devastating string of suicide attacks against churches and hotels in Sri Lanka that killed more than 320 people on Easter Sunday.

April 23, 2019
April 23, 2019

Zayan’s body will arrive tomorrow, his father in ICU

Moshiul Haque Chowdhary, son-in-law of Awami League Presidium Member Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim, has been taken to ICU of a hospital in Sri Lanka after surgeries.

April 23, 2019
April 23, 2019

Sheikh Selim’s grandson among dead

The grandson of Awami League Presidium Member Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim was killed in the series blasts that tore through churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.

April 23, 2019
April 23, 2019

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.

April 22, 2019
April 22, 2019

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.

April 22, 2019
April 22, 2019

3 children of Danish billionaire killed in Sri Lanka attacks

Denmark's richest man Anders Holch Povlsen and his wife lose three of their four children in the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka, a spokesman for Povlsen's fashion firm says.

April 22, 2019
April 22, 2019

Sheikh Selim’s grandson killed in Sri Lanka blasts

Awami League leader Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim’s grandson Zayan Chowdhury has been killed in the series blasts in Sri Lanka.