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Death toll rises to 310, Sri Lanka observes 3-minute silence

23 Apr 2019

Death toll rises to 310, Sri Lanka observes 3-minute silence

Sri Lanka observed a nationwide three-minute silence today to pay homage to more than 300 people killed in the gruesome Easter Sunday bombings, the country's worst terror attack blamed on a local previously little-known Islamist outfit.

Sri Lankan police find 87 bomb detonators at bus stand

22 Apr 2019

Sri Lankan police find 87 bomb detonators at bus stand

A day after eight serial blasts ripped apart Sri Lanka, the police found 87 bomb detonators at the main bus station in capital Colombo on Monday.

Jihadist group Thowheed Jamath is responsible for Sri Lanka attacks

22 Apr 2019

Jihadist group Thowheed Jamath is responsible for Sri Lanka attacks

Reportedly, the Sri Lankan government has held jihadist group Thowheed Jamath responsible for Sunday's attack in the country that killed 290 and injured close to 500 people.

#SriLankaBlasts: 11 more held, total number of arrests now 24

22 Apr 2019

#SriLankaBlasts: 11 more held, total number of arrests now 24

Sri Lankan authorities arrested 11 more people, all reportedly members of a Muslim radical group, today taking the total number of arrests to 24, as multiple blasts rocked the island nation on Easter Sunday that killed over 290.

6 Indians among 290 killed in Sri Lanka blasts

22 Apr 2019

6 Indians among 290 killed in Sri Lanka blasts

At least six Indians have been killed in a string of eight powerful blasts, including suicide attacks, which struck three churches and luxury hotels frequented by foreigners in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, officials said today.

Eighth blast reported in Sri Lanka, toll reaches 160

21 Apr 2019

Eighth blast reported in Sri Lanka, toll reaches 160

Hours after near-simultaneous explosions devastated three churches and three high-end hotels in Sri Lanka, two other blasts were reported in the country.