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Sri Lankan police hunt 140 people believed linked to Islamic State after Easter bombings

WorldNews Friday, 26 April 2019
Sri Lankan police hunt 140 people believed linked to Islamic State after Easter bombingsCOLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lankan police are trying to track down 140 people believed linked to Islamic State, which has claimed responsibility for the Easter Sunday suicide bombings of churches and hotels that killed 253 people, President Maithripala Sirisena said on Friday. Muslims in Sri Lanka were urged to pray at home and not attend mosques or churches after the State Intelligence Services warned of possible car bomb attacks, amid fears of retaliatory violence. The U.S. Embassy in Sri Lanka also urged its citizens to avoid places of worship over the coming weekend after authorities reported there could be more attacks targeting religious centres. Sri Lanka remains on edge after the suicide...
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According to a report by Reuters, Sri Lankan police are hunting for 140 people believed to be linked to Islamic State, which claimed responsibility for the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 253 people. Muslims in Sri Lanka were reportedly urged to stay home after the State Intelligence Services...

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