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Sri Lankan police detain five more people in connection with blasts

Moscow, Apr 22 (Sputnik): Sri Lankan police have detained five more people in connection with a series of deadly explosions that killed nearly 300 people across the country on Easter Sunday, bringing the total number of detained suspects to 29, local media reported on Monday.

Hours after having Easter breakfast, Sri Lankan celeb chef Nisanga Mayadunne killed in blast

Colombo, Apr 22 (IBNS): Hours after having an Easter breakfast with her family, Sri Lankan celebrity chef Nisanga Mayadunne was killed in one of the eight blasts, which took place in Shangri-La Hotel on Sunday, media reports said.

Over 1,000 troops deployed to Sri Lankan capital after deadly blasts - Reports

Moscow, Apr 22 (Sputnik/UNI) Sri Lanka has deployed over 1,000 servicemen to ensure the security in Colombo in the wake of deadly blasts across the South African nation, local media reported on Monday, citing the country's army.

Sri lanka blasts: Three-member committee to probe Sunday attacks

Colombo, Apr 22 (UNI) Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday appointed a three-member committee to investigate Sunday's blasts in and around the capital.

Sri Lanka blasts: Security heightened across Bangladesh

Dhaka, Apr 22 (IBNS): Security has been heightened across Bangladesh following the eight coordinated blasts in Sri Lanka which left 290 killed.

Sri Lankan government suspects local Muslim radical outfit National Tawheed Jamath to be behind Sunday's blasts

Colombo, Apr 22 (IBNS): Sri Lankan government has revealed the name of a group whom they are suspecting to be behind the eight serial blasts which rocked the nation on Sunday.

Afghanistan nationals safe in Colombo: Officials

Kabul, Apr 22 (IBNS): The Afghanistan government on Monday said all its citizens in Colombo and other parts of the country are safe as eight blasts rocked Sri Lanka on Sunday.

Sri Lanka blasts: Government declares national mourning on Tuesday

Colombo, Apr 22 (IBNS): With the country still in shock following the eight blasts that rocked the nation on Easter Sunday, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday announced that Apr 23 will be observed in the country as 'Day of National Mourning'.

Sri Lanka blasts: As toll reaches 290, ISIS hand is suspected

Colombo, Apr 22 (IBNS): It has been 24 hours since Sri Lanka was hit by series of coordinated blasts that claimed 290 lives, but still now no group has claimed responsibility for the carnage that has disrupted peace in the Island Nation. However, the needle of suspicion is pointing towards a possible ISIS role.

UN, world leaders, condemn Sri Lanka terrorist attacks targeting churches, hotels, which leave more than 200 dead

New York, Apr 22 (IBNS): More than 200 have been killed and hundreds injured by a series of explosions inside churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, as Christians gathered for services to celebrate Easter. In a statement, UN chief António Guterres said he was "outraged by the terror attacks" and called for the perpetrators to be "swiftly brought to justice".

US condemns Sri Lanka terror attacks

Washington DC, April 21 (IBNS): The US government has strongly condemned in the strongest terms the terror attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter morning.

India condemns serial blasts in Sri Lanka

New Delhi, Apr 21 (IBNS): India has strongly condemned the serial blasts in Sri Lanka that have killed more than 207 people and left over 400 injured.

Sri Lanka rocked by eight blasts on Easter Sunday, 207 killed

Colombo, Apr 21 (IBNS): Eight blasts rocked Sri Lanka and left 207 people killed on a day when the Island Nation was celebrating Easter Sunday.

Russia ready to help Sri Lanka investigate deadly explosions : Senior Lawmaker

Moscow, Apr 21 (Sputnik/UNI) The head of the Russian lower house's international affairs committee has expressed his condolences to Sri Lankan nationals in the wake of multiple deadly explosions that hit the country's churches and hotels on Sunday and said that Russia was ready to help the island nation to find those responsible for the attacks.

WhatsApp, Viber, Facebook temporarily blocked in Sri Lanka after deadly blasts

Moscow, Apr 21 (Sputnik/UNI) Social networks and messaging apps, including WhatsApp, Viber and Facebook, have been temporarily blocked in Sri Lanka in the wake of multiple deadly explosions that hit the country's churches and hotels on Sunday, the Ada Derana news portal reported.