Colombo, May 22 (Xinhua) Sri Lankan Police have identified all the nine suicide bombers who carried out attacks in several places across Sri Lanka on April 21 killing over 250 people and injuring over 500, the police media unit said here Wednesday.
Colombo, May 18 (IBNS): The Sri Lankan police have arrested a school principal and a teacher for their alleged links to the local Islamist extremist group National Thawheed Jamaath (NTJ), media reports said on Saturday.
Colombo, May 8 (UNI) Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said that despite restored normalcy due to the swift government action after the church attacks, the threats of global terrorism were not over in the country.
Colombo, May 7 (IBNS): Acting Inspector General of Sri Lankan Police C.D. Wickremaratne on on Monday said all those, who were involved in the recent terror attacks in the Island Nation on Easter Sunday, have been identified and all of them were either arrested or killed.
Colombo, May 7 (UNI): Sri Lanka's security authorities have either killed or arrested all those responsible for the Easter suicide bombings that left 257 people dead, according to the police chief.
Colombo, May 6 (IBNS): The Sri Lankan government has lifted the ban on the social media temporarily, reports said.
Colombo, May 1 (IBNS): The Sri Lankan government has lifted the ban on the social media which was imposed following the Easter Sunday blasts which had rocked the Island nation last week.
Colombo, Apr 29 (Xinhua/UNI) Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday appointed a former army commander as the island's new defense secretary, the president's media division said.
Colombo, Apr 28 (IBNS): Terrorist group Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the clash with Sri Lankan forces in Kalmunai town on Saturday.
Colombo, Apr 28 (UNI): Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena has banned two national terror groups named National Thawheedh Jamaath (NTJ) and Jamathei Millathu Ibrahim.
Colombo, Apr 27 (Xinhua/UNI) Over 100 suspects have been arrested since last Sunday's explosions which targeted churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka, killing over 250 people and injuring over 500, police said on Saturday.
Colombo, Apr 27 (UNI/IBNS): Two gunmen and four suspected suicide bombers were killed when Sri Lankan forces engaged in a gun battle with suspected terrorists in Kalmunai city of Sri Lanka, the military confirmed on Saturday. 13 bodies, including of the two gunmen and of women and children, were recovered.
Moscow, Apr 27 (Sputnik/UNI) Sri Lanka has instated a curfew effective immediately in its eastern city of Kalmunai following three explosions in the area, local media reported, citing police.
Colombo, Apr 26 (IBNS): Sri Lankan police have arrested a man from Dharga Town in Aluthgama area of the country for allegedly maintaining interactions with the Islamic State (IS) through social media platform of Facebook on Thursday, media reports said on Friday.
Colombo, Apr 26 (IBNS): At a time when the country is still recovering from the eight suicide blasts on Sunday, the Sri Lankan government has suspended its plans to grant visas on arrival to citizens of 39 countries.