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Terrorist group claims responsibility for Sri Lanka bomb attacks

  • Published at 08:38 pm April 22nd, 2019
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Police officers work at the scene at St. Sebastian Catholic Church, after bomb blasts ripped through churches and luxury hotels on Easter, in Negombo, Sri Lanka April 22, 2019 Reuters

On April 21, a series of terrorist attacks, unprecedented in the country’s history, took place in Sri Lanka

Jamaat al-Tawhid al-Watania group has claimed responsibility for the terrorist attacks carried out in Sri Lanka on Sunday.

The Al-Arabiya TV channel said on Twitter on Monday without providing any details about the group, reports Russian News agency TASS.

On April 21, a series of terrorist attacks, unprecedented in the country’s history, took place in Sri Lanka. A total of eight explosions occurred in high-end hotels and churches in the cities of Colombo, Negombo and Batticaloa during Easter services. According to recent data, the attacks claimed 290 lives, including more than 30 foreign nationals.