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Sri Lanka blasts: Initial probe shows attacks were 'retaliation' for New Zealand mosque shootings, says Defence Minister Ruwan Wijewardene

Firstpost 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
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News video: Sri Lanka Revises Death Toll From Attacks Down By 100

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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....

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