Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Report on Terror attack in Sri Lanka


--by a staff reporter,

Colombo, April 22: Yesterday was a bloody Sunday in Sri Lanka. A series of bombing killed at least 290 people including at least 39 foreigners. About 500 others were seriously wounded in the blast. The attacks were done during Easter Prayer of Christian to ensure the highest number of  deaths and casualties possibly on the Sri Lankan minority Christian population.

According to Sri Lanka's government, on April 21, 7 suicide bombers conducted simultaneous attack on three churches and three luxury hotels. All 7 attackers were Sri Lankan citizen linked to the local militant group 'National Thowfeek Jamath'. Fear continued to grip Sri Lanka as more bombs were discovered on the next day at different places. Sri Lanka's president Maitripala Sirisena has given instruction to his administrations to take immediate measure. In addition, government curfew was implemented from 8PM. Armed security personnel were engaged all over the country to stop further casualties. 

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