Another explosion at Katuwapitiya Church

Another explosion at Katuwapitiya Church

April 21, 2019   09:53 am


Another explosion has been reported at the Katuwapitiya Church in Katana this morning (21), stated the Police Media Spokesperson.

62 have been killed while nearly 110 persons were injured in the explosion at Katuwapitiya Church.

Fiver other explosions were reported at the Kochchikade Church in Kotahena, Zion Church in Batticaloa, and at Shangri-La, the Cinnamon Grand and Kingsbury hotels as well.

Police immediately rushed to all affected areas and sealed off the churches and hotels.

Meanwhile, leave of all police personnel has been cancelled with immediate effect on the orders of the Inspector General of Police.

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