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Twin blast rocks Sri Lanka, 80 injured

Twin blast rocks Sri Lanka, 80 injured

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 21 Apr 2019, 05:25 am

Colombo, Apr 21 (UNI): Two bomb blasts hit two Catholic churches here in the national capital  of Sri Lanka on Sunday, as worshipers gathered in large numbers to attended the Easter services.

The blast occurred at 8.45 AM in St Anthony's Church in Kochchikade and the other at St Sebestian's Church in Katuwapitiya, Katana.

The police said explosions also occurred at Shangri-La Hotel and Kingsbury Hotel in the capital.

More than 80 persons have been injured in the multiple blasts, local media reported.

As per initial reports the injured have been shifted to nearby hospitals.

It was not immediately clear if the blasts had also caused casualties.

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