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World Neighbours 23 Apr 2019 ISIS claims responsi ...

ISIS claims responsibility for Sri Lanka bombings, Colombo on high alert

REUTERS, PTI
Published Apr 23, 2019, 4:22 pm IST
Updated Apr 24, 2019, 2:16 am IST
Alert came as island nation observed day of national mourning for over 320 people killed in series on blasts on Easter Sunday.
Search operations are currently underway at the Colombo Harbour for the potential threat. (Photo: AFP)
 Search operations are currently underway at the Colombo Harbour for the potential threat. (Photo: AFP)

Colombo: The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for coordinated bombings in Sri Lanka which killed 321 people and injured about 500 others, the group’s AMAQ news agency said on Tuesday.

The group did not give evidence for its claim.

 

Sri Lanka on Tuesday placed all police stations in Colombo on high alert as police were hunting for an unidentified container truck and a van, believed to be carrying explosives.

A warning issued by the Director of Security at the Colombo Harbour said intelligence had found information that an unidentified container truck and a van carrying a potential explosive device was heading towards Colombo. Search operations are currently underway at the Colombo Harbour for the potential threat.

The alert came as the island nation observed a day of national mourning for over 320 people killed in a series on blasts on Easter Sunday.

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Location: Sri Lanka, Central




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