The US and India had warned the Sri Lankan government of a planned attack weeks before this Easter terror attacks
Over 300 death and many hundreds more wounded
Attacks intensify on Christian communities in countries with a majority Muslim population
Colombo, Apr.22.– The death toll continues to rise with over 300 people dead as of Monday afternoon and around 500 others who were injured in eight coordinated attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. Among the deceased were 39 tourists, including American citizens.
A government investigator says seven suicide bombers were behind the eight coordinated attacks that killed at least 290 people and injured 500 more across the island nation yesterday. Although no one has claimed responsibility for the violence — the deadliest since the end of Sri Lanka’s civil war a decade ago — police say a militant group named National Thowfeek Jama'ath was behind the attacks.JW_DISQUS_ADD_A_COMMENT Leer más...