Sri Lanka blasts

April 22, 2019
April 22, 2019

‘7 suicide attackers behind SL blasts; int'l network involved’

Seven suicide bombers took part in the attacks on churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka that killed 290 people and wounded more than 500, an investigator says, while a government spokesman says an international network was involved.

April 22, 2019
April 22, 2019

US State Dept warns 'terrorists' continue plotting Sri Lanka attacks

The US State Department says in a revised travel advisory 'terrorist groups' are continuing to plot possible attacks in Sri Lanka after 290 people are killed and about 500 wounded in blasts in churches and luxury hotels.

April 22, 2019
April 22, 2019

Sri Lanka blasts: 36 foreigners killed, 9 missing

As many as 36 foreigners have been killed and nine reported missing following Easter Sunday attacks in different parts of Sri Lanka.

April 21, 2019
April 21, 2019

Sheikh Selim’s son-in-law hurt, grandson missing after SL blasts: Hasina

The son-in-law of Awami League leader Sheikh Selim was injured in Sunday's explosions in Sri Lanka and his grandson has remained missing, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says.

April 21, 2019
April 21, 2019

SL Police chief had warned of attack threat

Sri Lanka's police chief made a nationwide alert 10 days before Sunday's (April 21) bomb attacks in the country that suicide bombers planned to hit "prominent churches", according to the warning seen by AFP.

April 21, 2019
April 21, 2019

Condolences pour in after Sri Lanka blasts

Global political and religious leaders and people from all walks of life unite in their shock and condemnation as they express their condolences in social media after a series of explosions across Sri Lanka left over a hundred people dead and several hundred others injured.

April 21, 2019
April 21, 2019

Sri Lanka blasts death toll rises to 290

The death toll rises to 290 while about 500 are left wounded a day after a string of bombings at churches and luxury hotels ripped through Sri Lanka, amid warnings that more attacks were possible.

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