Another explosion at Zion Church in Batticaloa

Another explosion at Zion Church in Batticaloa

April 21, 2019   10:13 am

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Another explosion is reported from the Zion Church in Batticaloa this morning (21), according to Ada Derana reporter.

Reportedly, at least 25 persons were killed while nearly 27 sustained injuries in the blast at the Zion Church in Batticaloa.

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.

Five other explosions were reported at Kochchikade Church in Kotahena, Katuwapitiya Church in Katana and at Shangri-La, Cinnamon Grand and Kingsbury hotels as well.

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