Sri Lanka blasts: Initial probe shows attacks were 'retaliation' for New Zealand mosque shootings, says Defence Minister Ruwan Wijewardene
Tuesday, 23 April 2019 Suicide bomb attacks in Sri Lanka killed more than 300 people on Easter Sunday. Fifty people were killed in shooting attacks on two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch on 15 March
According to Reuters, Sri Lankan officials revised the death toll from Easter Sunday bombings down by about 100 on Thursday, blaming the difficulty in identifying body parts at bomb scenes. Deputy Defence Minister Ruwan Wijewardene said that the new official figure was 253, down from an earlier 359....
One person has been killed and several buildings left damaged in Sri Lanka amid attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses, in the worst unrest since Easter bombings by Islamist militants. Justin..
A majority of the Zaharan group linked to the Easter Sunday terror attacks have been arrested by the Security Forces and Police and the rest will be apprehended... Eurasia Review Also reported by •Reuters
SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says a global call to curb the spread of hate and extremism on internet platforms is an "effective"... SeattlePI.com Also reported by •Seattle Times