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Speaker and TNA leader issue special statements on Easter Day attacks

Speaker and TNA leader issue special statements on Easter Day attacks

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Govt. was alerted to possible attacks before bombings - PM

Sri Lanka’s government was “aware of information regarding a possible attack” before a series of deadly bomb blasts rocked hotels and churches in the capital Colombo and two other towns, according to the country’s prime minister. MORE..

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IED found near BIA; disposed of by Air Force

An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) had been detected near the departure area of Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA). MORE..

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Mahinda visits the injured from Easter Day attacks

The Leader of the Opposition Mahinda Rajapaksa had visited the Kochchikade Church in Kotahena to inspect the situation following the explosion which occurred this morning (21). MORE..

Eiffel Tower pays tribute to Easter Day attack victims in SL

The Eiffel Tower in France is set to turn off its lights to pay tribute to the victims of Sri Lanka attacks. MORE..

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Thirteen arrested over Easter day attacks

Thirteen suspects have been arrested by the Colombo Crimes Division (CC) over the eight explosions which occurred at several places in the country. MORE..

Committee to probe Easter Sunday attacks

President Maithripala Sirisena says he will appoint a committee headed by a Supreme Court judge to conduct an inquiry into the explosions and their background. MORE..

International community condemns tragic explosions in Sri Lanka

The international community including the heads of states have deplored the explosions that took place in several places across the island today (21). MORE..

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Police seize van allegedly used to transport explosives to Colombo

A van has been seized by the police in Wellawatte area on suspicion of transporting explosives to Colombo for the tragic blasts that took place today (21). MORE..

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Easter Day bombing: 32 foreigners dead

A total of thirty-two foreigners from are among the killed in the explosions took place in Colombo today (21), stated the Chairman of Sri Lanka Tourism. MORE..

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Critical Injuries 2 6 6
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