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23 July 2019


Blasts hit Sri Lanka churches and hotels - Breaking/Video

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At least 20 people are reported to have been killed and more than 200 injured in explosions at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka.

Axar.az repors citing BBC.

At least six explosions have been reported. Three churches in Kochchikade, Katuwapitiya and Batticaloa were targeted.

The Shangri La, Cinnamon Grand and Kingsbury hotels, all in Colombo, were also hit

Easter Sunday is one of the major feasts in the Christian calendar.

Images on social media showed the inside of one of the churches - St Sebastian's in Katuwapitiya - with a shattered ceiling and blood on the pews.

Sri Lankan media report that foreign tourists may be among the casualties.

No-one has yet said they were responsible for the attacks.

Date
2019.04.21 / 09:39
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Axar.az
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