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Churches silent in Sri Lanka one week after attacks

Churches in the island nation of Sri Lanka have suspended the Sunday mass as the Archbishop of Colombo had delivered a special address from a chapel at his home, as the fears of impending attacks remain after the suicide bombers had killed over 250 people on Easter in churches and hotels. The entire nation has ..

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Sri Lanka: 15 dead in gun-battle with Islamists

In a fierce overnight battle between Sri Lankan troops and the suspected Islamic State militants as the search operations were underway, at least 15 people were killed including 6 children and 3 women. The whole incident took place along the east coast of Sri Lanka after about six days of the suicide bombing on Easter ..

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Sri Lankan blasts: Mastermind identified

Mohamed Hashim Mohamed Zahran has been identified as the suspected ringleader of the group which had carried out the deadly Easter blasts killing around 250 people in churches and luxury hotels. The attack was seen as one of the deadliest terror attacks in South Asia. It is learned that there were in all nine suicide ..

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Sri Lanka: Local Terrorist Outfit behind the attacks

The Health Minister of Sri Lanka, Rajitha Senaratne, has said that a local terrorist organisation is linked to a series of bombings which has claimed the lives of nearly 300 people and left around 500 others. The Minister has held the President Maithripala Sirisena for his failure to act on the intelligence input which had ..

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