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Death toll in Sri Lanka blasts touch 359

Death toll in Sri Lanka blasts touch 359

| @indiablooms | 24 Apr 2019, 11:00 am

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

As per BBC report, the number of injured people in the blasts stood at 500.

Police have identified eight out of nine attackers - one of whom was a woman - with no foreigners among them, reported BBC.

So far, 60 people have been arrested in connection with the attacks.

On Easter Sunday, Sri Lanka was left shocked when eight blasts hit the Island Nation.

The target of the blasts were also three churches in the country.

The Islamic State group has taken responsibility for the incidents.

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