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Sri Lanka lifts curfew as death toll from attacks rises sharply

Reuters Monday, 22 April 2019
Authorities lifted a curfew in Sri Lanka on Monday, a day after a string of bombings at churches and luxury hotels across the Indian Ocean island killed 290 people and wounded about 500, but there were warnings more attacks were possible.
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