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137 Dead, 300 Injured In Multiple Blasts In Sri Lanka's Churches, Hotels

COLOMBO . APRIL 21ST

At least 137 people have been killed, including nine foreigners, and hundreds injured after explosions in three churches and three hotels in and around the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo, according to reports. The blasts hit hotels a church in Colombo, while two other churches were targeted outside Colombo during Easter Mass. The nature of the explosions, which happened at around 8:45 am local time, was not immediately clear and there were no immediate claims of responsibility. Sri Lanka Prime Minister condemned the attack in a tweet, and appealed to citizens to stay strong and united. "I strongly condemn the cowardly attacks on our people today.

Apr 21, 2019
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