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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.

Lebanon's Hezbollah condemns deadly bombings in Sri Lanka, calls for fight against terror

Beirut, Apr 22 (Sputnik/UNI) Lebanon-based Shiite movement Hezbollah said on Monday that it strongly condemned Sunday's deadly bombings in Sri Lanka and called on people of all faiths to unite in order to counter the common threat.

I have lost a relative in Sri Lankan attacks, says British MP and Sheikh Hasina's niece Tulip Siddiq

London, Apr 22 (IBNS): British MP Tulip Siddiq on Monday said she has lost a relative in the series of blasts which rocked Sri Lanka on Sunday.

Sri Lanka blasts: Death toll touches 290, twenty four arrested

Colombo, Apr 22 (IBNS):  The death toll in the eight blasts which rocked Sri Lanka on Sunday has touched 290, media reports said on Monday.

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.

Turkey's Erdogan condemns deadly attacks in Sri Lanka

Ankara, Apr 21 (Xinhua/UNI) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday condemned multiple bomb attacks in Sri Lanka that killed at least 185 people and injured hundreds.

We are ready to help: Donald Trump says on Sri Lanka after series of blasts claim 156 lives

Washington, Apr 21 (IBNS): US President Donald Trump on Sunday condemned blasts in Sri Lanka which claimed 156 lives and disrupted peace in the Island Nation which witnessed several years of civil wars in the past.

World leaders condemn Sri Lankan blasts

London, Apr 21 (IBNS); World leaders, including UK Prime Minister Theresa May, have condemned the blasts which rocked Sri Lanka on Sunday and left at least 156 people killed.

Eight blasts rock Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, 156 killed

Colombo, Apr 21 (IBNS): At least 156 people were killed as eight blasts rocked Sri Lanka on Sunday, disrupting peace in the nation which was once hit by civil wars.