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Easter blasts at Sri Lanka hotels and churches kill at least 207 (Updated)

Easter blasts at Sri Lanka hotels and churches kill at least 207 (Updated)
Sunday 21
18:1 2019

COLOMBO: A series of eight devastating bomb blasts ripped through high-end hotels and churches holding Easter services in Sri Lanka on Sunday, killing at least 207 people, including dozens of foreigners. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe condemned the attacks — the worst act of violence since the end of Sri Lanka’s civil war a decade ago — as “cowardly”, as the government imposed an immediate and indefinite curfew across the entire country of 21 million people. The powerful blasts — six in quick succession and then two more hours later — left hundreds injured and wrought devastation, including at the capital’s ...

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THE SUN : Easter blasts at Sri Lanka hotels and churches kill at least 207 (Updated)

Summary: COLOMBO: A series of eight devastating bomb blasts ripped through high-end hotels and churches holding Easter services in Sri Lanka on Sunday, killing at least 207 people, including dozens of foreigners. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe condemned the attacks — the worst act of violence since the end of Sri Lanka’s ...

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