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IS claims Sri Lanka bombings 

IS claims Sri Lanka bombings 

Colombo, April 23:  The Islamic State on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the horrific Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka which killed at least 321 people and injured more than 500 in the worst outbreak of violence in the island nation in a decade. An Arabic language statement on the group’s…

Several suicide bombers detonated themselves: Sri Lanka

Several suicide bombers detonated themselves: Sri Lanka

Colombo, April 22:  The Sri Lankan government said on Monday that several suicide bombers had detonated themselves during a series of attacks against three churches and three luxury hotels in the country on Easter Sunday that left nearly 300 dead and 500 wounded. “The majority are suicide bombers (…) And…

Pakistan condemns detention of JKLF Chief Yasin Malik

Pakistan condemns detention of JKLF Chief Yasin Malik

 Islamabad, Apr 22: Pakistan on Monday condemns the continuing incarceration and deteriorating health of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman Yasin Malik since February 22 2019, on “trumped up” charges, said Pakistan Foreign office in a statement. Pakistan’s foreign office in a press release said, “Malik, was arrested earlier under…

Muslim group blamed for Sri Lanka horror, 8 Indians among 290 dead 

Muslim group blamed for Sri Lanka horror, 8 Indians among 290 dead 

Colombo, April 22:  Sri Lanka on Monday blamed a local Muslim outfit for the horrific Easter Sunday suicide bombings which killed 290 people, including eight Indians, and said the attacks were “a colossal intelligence failure”. At the same time, President Maithripala Sirisena announced that he would seek the assistance of…

Foreign terrorists too involved: Sri Lanka

Foreign terrorists too involved: Sri Lanka

Colombo, April 22:  Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena announced on Monday that he will seek foreign assistance to find the international links to Sunday’s terror attacks that left 290 people dead. “The intelligence reports (indicate) that foreign terrorist organisations are behind the local terrorists. Therefore, the President is to seek…

Sri Lanka Easter bombing toll touches 290

Sri Lanka Easter bombing toll touches 290

Colombo, April 22:  The death toll in the deadly Easter Sunday suicide bombings in Sri Lanka has increased to 290, police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said on Monday. According to the figures provided to news agencies, 500 people were also wounded. The Sunday night toll was at 207, which was revised…

Islamic body strongly condemns attacks in Sri Lanka

Islamic body strongly condemns attacks in Sri Lanka

Rabat, April 22: The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) strongly condemned the deadly bomb attacks in Sri Lanka. The ISESCO said in a statement on Sunday that this heinous act is a crime against humanity and an ugly face of hatred and extremism, Xinhua news agency reported. The…

Death toll from Sri Lanka blasts jumps to 207

Death toll from Sri Lanka blasts jumps to 207

Colombo, April 21:  Multiple blasts which shook Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday claimed 207 lives while more than 450 others were wounded, police said. Altogether eight explosions have ripped through the country, with six blasts hitting in the morning and two in the afternoon. A curfew has been imposed until…

Sri Lanka death toll 185, 400 injured curfew declared

Sri Lanka death toll 185, 400 injured curfew declared

Colombo, April 21:  Sri Lanka declared a nationwide curfew after a string of eight explosions, mostly in Colombo, left at least 185 people dead and over 400 injured on Easter Sunday, authorities said. Xinhua news agency reported that the death toll in the multiple blasts had risen to 185 even…

40 killed in Sri Lanka explosions 

40 killed in Sri Lanka explosions 

Colombo, April 21:  At least 40 people were killed and more than 250 others injured on Sunday as explosions ripped through three churches and three hotels in Sri Lanka, media reports said. According to the island nation’s The Daily Mirror newspaper, explosions were reported as hundreds of worshipers gathered at…

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