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Easter Sunday carnage claims over 200 lives, nearly 500 wounded

Carnage in Katuwapitiya Church, Negombo

Suicide attack suspected at Katuwapitiya, curfew imposed



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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, yesterday, promised to inform the public, after consulting the police, whether any organised group was behind yesterday’s attacks that claimed 207 lives and injured over 450 people. Wickremesinghe said so, responding to a question posed by a journalist when he made a statement, at Temple Trees, on the incidents.Read More...
 
 

Prior warning of attack: PM to order a probe

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, last night, addressing the media, at Temple Trees, said that all measures would be taken to wipe out terrorism and ensure that incidents...

Speaker convenes Parliament tomorrow

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Parliament will meet on April 23, on a proclamation by Speaker of Parliament Karu Jayasuriya.

Driver involved in terror attacks arrested

The police have apprehended the driver of the van used to move in those involved in yesterday’s attacks in the city, a senior police headquarters official said last night.

Gota explains how Army hq. land divided among three hotels based on JRJ plan

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Wartime Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, on Saturday (20), strongly defended his decision to vacate a section of the Army headquarters premises during the Rajapaksa presidency...

Easter Sunday carnage

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A series of bomb blasts caused death and destruction in churches in Colombo Kochchikade, Katuwapitiya and Batticaloa yesterday. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa visited...

Attackers must be ‘punished mercilessly’: Cardinal

Colombo, Sri Lanka | AFP |Sri Lanka’s most senior Catholic figure called Sunday on the government to find the attackers behind deadly blasts that killed more than 200 people and "punish them mercilessly".

Unequivocal condemnations by political leaders

Sri Lankan political leaders yesterday unequivocally condemned the series of bomb attacks yesterday that killed more than 200 persons and injured over 450 others.

CBK condemns carnage, appeals for calm

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Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga yesterday urged the public not to be provoked by Easter Sunday carnage.

World leaders condemn Easter Sunday bombings

The Catholic Church in the Holy Land has voiced support for Sri Lanka’s Christians and condemned Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka.

Easter Sunday slaughter

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