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  • 6 of Sri Lanka blasts confirmed suicide bombings

    Date: 2019-04-22 07:07:01 GMT - Sri Lanka - World - SN:17 - ID:7910374

    COLOMBO, April 22 (MENA) - Six out of eight explosions which hit a number of Sri Lankan churches and hotels Sunday have been confirmed as suicide bombings, the Government Analysts Department confirmed a short while ago. Accordingly, the attacks ....

  • 24 arrested for Sri Lanka blasts: Police

    Date: 2019-04-22 06:42:58 GMT - Sri Lanka - World - SN:16 - ID:7910335

    COLOMBO, April 22 (MENA) - Sri Lankan police have arrested 24 men in connection with bomb blasts on churches and hotels that killed nearly 300 people, Channel News Asia reported Monday. Authorities have not made public details on those held after ....

  • Malaysia condemns Sri Lanka Easter attacks

    Date: 2019-04-22 06:19:26 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:15 - ID:7910312

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 (MENA) - Malaysian King Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah has strongly condemned the devastating multiple explosions in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, Malay Mail reported Monday. Sunday's attacks claimed ....

  • Improvised bomb near Colombo airport defused

    Date: 2019-04-22 06:11:32 GMT - Sri Lanka - World - SN:14 - ID:7910298

    COLOMBO, April 22 (MENA) - An improvised pipe bomb discovered close to Colombo's main airport was successfully defused by Sri Lanka's airforce, NDTV reported Monday. A police source said a "homemade" pipe bomb had been found late Sunday on a road ....

  • 1 Japanese national dead, 4 injured in Sri Lanka terror attacks

    Date: 2019-04-22 06:05:28 GMT - Japan - World - SN:13 - ID:7910290

    TOKYO, April 22 (MENA) - One Japanese national has been confirmed dead and four have been wounded in Sri Lankan bomb attacks over the weekend, Kyodo reported Monday. Sunday blasts that targeted a number of churches and hotels in Sri Lanka ....

  • UN chief outraged by Sri Lanka blasts

    Date: 2019-04-22 05:55:16 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:11 - ID:7910276

    NEW YORK, April 22 (MENA) - UN Secretary General Antonio Guterresis has said he is outraged by the terrorist attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, a sacred day for Christians around the world. He recalled the sanctity of ....

  • More than 700 persons killed, wounded in Sri Lanka blasts -- toll

    Date: 2019-04-22 05:13:30 GMT - Sri Lanka - World - SN:2 - ID:7910238

    COLOMBO, April 22 (MENA) - At least 290 people have been killed and 500 injured by a series of eight explosions targeting churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Sunday night, The Guardian reported Monday. Most of the dead are believed to have been ....

  • Investigators to probe ‘overseas links’ as 8 arrested over Sri Lanka blasts - PM

    Date: 2019-04-21 21:32:02 GMT - Sri Lanka - World - SN:117 - ID:7910172

    Colombo, April 21 (MENA) - Eight explosions took place in the island nation on Easter Day, hitting several churches with Catholic worshipers and hotels in the country's capital Colombo and other cities, Sputnik reported. According to Sri Lanka's ....

  • Vatican Pope laments Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka

    Date: 2019-04-21 15:38:18 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:86 - ID:7909548

    VATICAN, April 21 (MENA) - Pope Francis of Vatican lamented the Easter Sunday attacks on several churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, which killed at least 207 people and wounded hundreds, Vatican News reported. “I wish to express my heartfelt ....

  • Sri Lanka explosions: 207 dead, 450 injured

    Date: 2019-04-21 14:29:45 GMT - Sri Lanka - World - SN:77 - ID:7909283

    COLOMBO, April 21 (MENA) - At least 207 people have been killed in a series of Easter Sunday explosions targeting churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, Sky News reported. A police spokesperson said that more than 450 people have been injured. Six ....

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