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Easter Day bombings: Police release pictures of suspects

Colombo, Apr 26 (IBNS): Sri Lankan police have released pictures of several suspects wanted in connection with the Easter Day bombings targeting multiple churches and hotels in the country.  

Sri Lanka's Defence Secretary resigns after suicide bomb attacks

Colombo, Apr 25 (IBNS):  Sri Lankan Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando on Thursday said that he has resigned taking responsibility for the series of suicide bomb attacks in the country's capital city last Sunday, media reports said.

Pompeo says 'every indication' Sri Lanka terror attacks at least inspired by Islamic State

Washington, Apr 25 (Sputnik/UNI) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the initial evidence suggests that the Sri Lanka terrorist attacks on Easter Sunday were at least inspired by the Islamic State terrorist group (banned in Russia).

Death toll in Sri Lanka blasts touch 359

Colombo, Apr 24 (IBNS): The death toll in the Sri Lankan blasts incidents touched 359, media reports said on Wednesday.

45 children killed in Sri Lankan blasts: UNICEF

New York, Apr 24 (IBNS): The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)  said 45 children were killed in the eight blasts that rocked Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.

Sri Lankan authorities were warned about possible attacks: Reports

Colombo, Apr 24 (IBNS): Indian intelligence services had warned Sri Lankan officials before the eight blasts that rocked the Island nation on Easter Sunday, media reports said on Wednesday.

Dasun Shanaka narrowly misses Sri Lankan church blasts, says he will never forget the scene

Colombo, Apr 23 (IBNS):  Sri Lankan cricketer Dasun Shanaka has said he narrowly missed the serial blasts which rocked the nation on Sunday.

Islamic State claims responsibility for Sri Lanka blasts

Colombo, Apr 23 (IBNS): Ending all speculations, Islamic State on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the Sri Lankan blasts which left 321 people killed.

Sri Lanka blasts: Death toll touches 321

New Delhi, Apr 23 (IBNS): The death toll in the Sri Lankan bomb blasts incidents have touched 321, officials said on Tuesday.

Sri Lanka blasts: Death toll touches 310, country observes national day of mourning

Colombo, Apr 23 (IBNS): The death toll in the Sri Lanka blasts has risen 310 as the country is observing the national day of mourning, media reports said.

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.

Sri Lanka serial blasts: 87 bomb detonators found at bus station

Colombo, Apr 22 (UNI) A total of 87 detonators were found at a private bus stand in Bastian Mawatha by the Pettah Police on Monday.

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.