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US denies having prior intel on Sri Lanka Easter blasts

The US ambassador to Sri Lanka has denied the United States had prior knowledge of the Easter attacks.

24 Apr 2019 1:14 PM

Sri Lanka: 8 of 9 bombers identified, two millionaire brothers, 1 woman

It is interesting that a Sri Lankan family’s involvement is under discussion after ISIS has claimed the responsibility.

24 Apr 2019 12:43 PM

Sri Lanka bombings death toll rises to 359, 18 more suspects held overnight

Police spokesman said Wednesday morning that 18 suspects were arrested overnight, raising total detained to 58.

24 Apr 2019 9:41 AM

Sri Lankan international cricketer was tired, skipped church on Easter Sunday

Sri Lankan cricketer Dasun Shanaka barely survived the deadly blasts that killed more than 320 people in the island nation on Easter Sunday.

23 Apr 2019 5:14 PM

Sri Lanka Blasts: Video of suspected suicide bomber released; watch

The man is seen carrying a backpack and walking into St Sebastian church on Easter Sunday.

23 Apr 2019 5:06 PM

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Sri Lanka hotel suicide bombers were two muslim brothers: Sources

Muslim brothers carried out two of the hotel suicide blasts in Sri Lanka on Easter, part of bombings that killed more than 320 people.

23 Apr 2019 4:44 PM

ISIS claims responsibility for Colombo blasts, city on high alert

The alert came as the island nation observed a day of national mourning for over 320 people killed in a series on blasts on Easter Sunday.

23 Apr 2019 4:22 PM

Sri Lanka Easter blasts a retaliation to New Zealand mosque shootings: Minister

Sri Lanka's terror attack on Easter Sunday was carried out by local Islamic extremists in retaliation for mosque shootings in New Zealand.

23 Apr 2019 3:13 PM

Indian officials warn Sri Lanka about possible second NTJ terrorists bombing

Some quarters in Sri Lanka felt the recent bombings were a response for the March 15 Christchurch mosque attacks.

23 Apr 2019 1:48 PM

Sri Lanka never witnessed bombings of such magnitude: Defense Secretay

The Sri Lankan government never expected the Easter Sunday bombings of such magnitude, Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando said.

23 Apr 2019 10:27 AM

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Death toll in Sri Lanka blasts rises to 310, 40 people under arrest

Around 500 people were wounded in the blasts, Ruwan Gunasekera said in a statement.

23 Apr 2019 9:55 AM

8 Indians among people killed in Sri Lanka Easter blast

At least eight Indians are among the dead after a string of devastating suicide blasts struck churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka.

22 Apr 2019 7:56 PM

Sri Lanka names local group behind terror attacks, suspects int'l network

'The police curfew which was lifted at 6 this morning is to be re-imposed at 8 pm Monday until 4 am Tuesday,' official said.

22 Apr 2019 2:49 PM

Sri Lanka's bloody Easter: All you need to know

Sri Lanka was in shock Monday as the death toll from a deadly series of bombings on Easter Day rose to nearly 300.

22 Apr 2019 2:43 PM

7 suicide bombers carried out Easter blasts in Sri Lanka: Government

A total of seven suicide bombers carried out a series of eight devastating blasts that tore through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka.

22 Apr 2019 1:09 PM

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Possible intel failures to be examined in Sri Lanka blasts

Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said Monday the death toll had risen overnight to 290 dead with more than 500 wounded.

22 Apr 2019 9:55 AM

7 suicide bombers involved in Lanka blasts; 24 arrested as toll rises to 290

The government has said it will not disclose the details of the suspects involved in the attacks to prevent them from getting publicity.

22 Apr 2019 8:58 AM

Improvised bomb defused near Colombo airport by Sri Lankan air force: Police

'It was a homemade bomb, with explosives put into a pipe,' said the source.

22 Apr 2019 8:33 AM

Sri Lanka bomber queued at hotel buffet then unleashed devastation

Bomber waited in queue for Easter Sunday breakfast buffet at Cinnamon Grand hotel before setting off explosives strapped to his back.

22 Apr 2019 8:28 AM

After multiple blasts, Lanka blocks Facebook, Instagram to curb false news reports

The Presidential Secretariat said in a statement that decision to block social media sites was taken due to spreading of false news reports.

21 Apr 2019 7:21 PM

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