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A bloody Easter in Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan security personnel walk past debris next to a dead body slumped over a bench following an explosion in St Sebastian's Church in Negombo, north of the capital Colombo, on April 21, 2019. (Photo: Twitter)
Sri Lankan security personnel walk past debris next to a dead body slumped over a bench following an explosion in St Sebastian's Church in Negombo, north of the capital Colombo, on April 21, 2019. (Photo: Twitter)
A part of a damaged religious shrine stays intact at the scene of a suicide bombing at St Sebastian Church in Negombo, Sri Lanka. (AP)
A part of a damaged religious shrine stays intact at the scene of a suicide bombing at St Sebastian Church in Negombo, Sri Lanka. (AP)
People help a woman who fainted as she was praying during a nation-wide three-minutes silence as a tribute to Easter Sunday attack victims in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (AP)
People help a woman who fainted as she was praying during a nation-wide three-minutes silence as a tribute to Easter Sunday attack victims in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (AP)
A woman tears as she prays during a nationwide three-minutes silence as a tribute to Easter Sunday attack victims in Colombo. (AP)
A woman tears as she prays during a nationwide three-minutes silence as a tribute to Easter Sunday attack victims in Colombo. (AP)
A Sri Lankan woman living near St Anthony's shrine runs for safety with her infant after police found explosive devices in a parked vehicle in Colombo, Sri Lanka. (AP)
A Sri Lankan woman living near St Anthony's shrine runs for safety with her infant after police found explosive devices in a parked vehicle in Colombo, Sri Lanka. (AP)
Relatives of a blast victim grieve outside a morgue in Colombo. Sri Lankan authorities blame seven suicide bombers of a domestic militant group for coordinated Easter bombings that ripped through Sri Lankan churches and luxury hotels which killed and injured hundreds of people. It was Sri Lanka's deadliest violence since a devastating civil war in the South Asian island nation ended a decade ago. (AP)
Relatives of a blast victim grieve outside a morgue in Colombo. Sri Lankan authorities blame seven suicide bombers of a domestic militant group for coordinated Easter bombings that ripped through Sri Lankan churches and luxury hotels which killed and injured hundreds of people. It was Sri Lanka's deadliest violence since a devastating civil war in the South Asian island nation ended a decade ago. (AP)
A Sri Lankan roman catholic woman prays during a three minute nationwide silence observe to pay homage to the victims of Easter Sunday's blasts outside St Anthony's Shrine in Colombo, Sri Lanka. (AP)
A Sri Lankan roman catholic woman prays during a three minute nationwide silence observe to pay homage to the victims of Easter Sunday's blasts outside St Anthony's Shrine in Colombo, Sri Lanka. (AP)
Relatives weep near the coffin with the remains of 12-year-old, Sneha Savindi, who was a victim of Easter Sunday bombing at St Sebastian Church, after it returned home. (AP)
Relatives weep near the coffin with the remains of 12-year-old, Sneha Savindi, who was a victim of Easter Sunday bombing at St Sebastian Church, after it returned home. (AP)
A grieving woman is supported during a funeral service attended by Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith for Easter Sunday bomb blast victims at St Sebastian Church in Negombo. (Photo: AP)
A grieving woman is supported during a funeral service attended by Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith for Easter Sunday bomb blast victims at St Sebastian Church in Negombo. (Photo: AP)
People pray during a nationwide three-minute silence as a tribute to Easter Sunday attack victims in Colombo. (AP)
People pray during a nationwide three-minute silence as a tribute to Easter Sunday attack victims in Colombo. (AP)
Sri Lankans pray during a three minute nationwide silence observe to pay homage to the victims of Easter Sunday's blasts outside St Anthony's Shrine. (AP)
Sri Lankans pray during a three minute nationwide silence observe to pay homage to the victims of Easter Sunday's blasts outside St Anthony's Shrine. (AP)
Sri Lankans living near St Anthony's shrine run for safety after police found explosive devices in parked vehicle, which later exploded in Colombo. (AP)
Sri Lankans living near St Anthony's shrine run for safety after police found explosive devices in parked vehicle, which later exploded in Colombo. (AP)
Footwear and personal belongs of victims kept close to the scene of a suicide bombing at St Sebastian Church in Negombo, Sri Lanka, Monday. (AP)
Footwear and personal belongs of victims kept close to the scene of a suicide bombing at St Sebastian Church in Negombo, Sri Lanka, Monday. (AP)