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Easter Blasts in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka freezes bank accounts of 41 terror suspects

The accounts have a total amount of Rs 134 million which was in addition to Rs 14 million seized from the possession of the suspects.

25 May 2019 1:06 PM

SL PM appeals to Global community to life travel warnings

Representatives of the country's security apparatus had told the foreign envoys that the law would be enforced to its fullest.

25 May 2019 8:31 AM

Sri Lankan engineer, under Indian surveillance, key in Easter attack

Four sources in Sri Lankan investigating agencies said they believed Aadhil Ameez, a 24-year-old, was the link between two groups.

14 May 2019 2:45 PM

SL blocks social media after worst unrest since Easter blasts

Several mosques and Muslim homes were damaged in the attack in the district, the Muslim Council of Sri Lanka said.

13 May 2019 11:43 AM

About 200 children lost their family members in SL Easter bombings

About 200 children in Sri Lanka have lost their family members, some of them sole breadwinners, in the massive Easter Sunday bombings.

08 May 2019 3:30 PM

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SL cant rule out more ISIS terror attacks: PM Ranil Wickremesinghe

Investigators have dismantled a major part of the network linked to Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings.

07 May 2019 4:22 PM

Sri Lanka blocks social media platforms amid Sinhalese-Muslim tussle

Sri Lanka temporarily blocked Facebook, WhatsApp and some social media platforms as a measure to prevent the spread of false information.

06 May 2019 11:45 AM

Chatrooms were used to sway suicide bombers in SL attacks

Zahran Hashim worked for months in private chatrooms to persuade six young men to sacrifice themselves, Muslim community leaders say.

03 May 2019 4:19 PM

Sri Lanka block Zakir Naik's TV channel after terror attack: Report

Two of Sri Lanka's major cable TV operators have dropped controversial preacher Zakir Naik's Peace TV from their list of channels.

01 May 2019 5:24 PM

SL confirm as many as 42 foreigners killed in Easter blasts

Sri Lankan authorities have identified 42 foreign nationals among the 253 people killed in the string of Easter suicide bombings.

30 Apr 2019 3:36 PM

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Security tight as Sri Lanka lifts ban on social media

The Sri Lankan government has lifted a ban on social media platforms intended to stop the spread of rumours.

30 Apr 2019 12:24 PM

SL President suspends police chief over blasts, names successor

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has suspended police chief Pujith Jayasundara, his office announced on Monday.

29 Apr 2019 4:17 PM

Sri Lankan woman gifts five pet dogs to army for bomb detection training

A woman in Sri Lanka has gifted her five German Shepherd dogs to the Army for explosive detection training in the wake of Easter bombings.

29 Apr 2019 1:15 PM

Tamil medium teacher among 106 suspects held in Sri Lanka bombings

A total of 106 suspects, including a Tamil medium teacher and a school principal, have been arrested in Sri Lanka.

28 Apr 2019 11:52 AM

ISIS claim 3 terrorists blew themselves in Sri Lanka raids

The ISIS group has claimed responsibility for three men who blew themselves up in clashes with Sri Lankan police.

28 Apr 2019 10:20 AM

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The mastermind behind SL's Easter bombings -- Black Sheep

There were nine suicide bombers who blew apart men, women and children as they sat to pray or ate breakfast.

27 Apr 2019 8:36 AM

Search ongoing for 140 people with links to ISIS: SL President Maithripala Sirisena

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said on Friday police are looking for 140 people believed to have links with the ISIS group.

26 Apr 2019 2:55 PM

More terrorist attacks likely: Australia warns Sri Lanka

Australia on Friday warned more terror attacks were 'likely' in Sri Lanka, cautioning citizens against visiting the island nation.

26 Apr 2019 1:07 PM

New bomb found in Colombo 3 days after Easter: Report

A new bomb was found in downtown area of Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, on Wednesday, after multiple blasts shook the country on Sunday.

24 Apr 2019 6:21 PM

Lanka bombings: Mortal remains of 9 Indians repatriated

The mortal remains of nine out of 10 Indians killed in the massive Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka have been sent to India.

24 Apr 2019 3:06 PM

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