Sri Lanka bombings death toll rises to 310

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Published: 2019-04-23 13:48

Last Updated: 2019-04-23 14:28


Sri Lanka bombings death toll rises to 310
Sri Lanka bombings death toll rises to 310
Roya News Source

A Sri Lankan police spokesman said that the death toll of the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka had risen to 310 after many people died of their severe injuries on Monday night, April 22, 2019.

Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said in a statement that about 500 people were injured in the deadly bombings.

He added that 40 people were now under arrest in connection with the attacks, which Sri Lanka’s government has blamed on a previously unknown local terrorist group, National Thowheeth Jama'ath.

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At least 207 dead, 450 injured in attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka