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Islamic State group claims Sri Lanka attacks

  • Published at 05:13 pm April 23rd, 2019
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Sri Lankan military stand guard near the explosion site at a church in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka on April 21, 2019 Reuters

The statement released by IS propaganda agency Amaq

The Islamic State group on Tuesday claimed a series of bombings that killed more than 320 people in Sri Lanka.

"Those that carried out the attack that targeted members of the US-led coalition and Christians in Sri Lanka the day before yesterday are Islamic State group fighters," said a statement released by IS propaganda agency Amaq.