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At Least 207 Killed In Easter Sunday Attacks On Churches And Hotels

Suicide bombers struck churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing more than 200 people in a highly coordinated attack targeting Christians and foreigners that left this island nation reeling. No group claimed responsibility for the attacks, the deadliest violence here since the end of the civil war …

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Improvised Pipe Bomb Near Colombo Airport Defused By Sri Lanka Air Force

Colombo:  An improvised pipe bomb discovered close to Colombo’s main airport was successfully diffused by the Sri Lanka airforce, police said. A police source told AFP that a “homemade” pipe bomb had been found late Sunday on a road leading towards the main terminal, which remains open with heavy security …

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Over 200 Dead, More Than 450 Injured In Sri Lanka Bomb Blasts: Updates

Sri Lanka imposed a curfew and curbed social media access to prevent “wrong information” from spreading. New Delhi:  A series of eight devastating bomb blasts ripped through high-end hotels and churches holding Easter services in Sri Lanka on Sunday, killing at least 207 people, including dozens of foreigners. The apparently …

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13 Arrested After Serial Blasts Hit Sri Lanka: Updates

Sri Lanka imposed a curfew and curbed social media access to prevent “wrong information” from spreading. New Delhi:  A series of eight devastating bomb blasts ripped through high-end hotels and churches holding Easter services in Sri Lanka on Sunday, killing at least 207 people, including dozens of foreigners. The apparently …

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290 Dead, 500 Injured In Serial Bomb Blasts In Sri Lanka: Updates

Sri Lanka Blast: 290 were killed and hundreds injured in 8 bomb blasts in Sri Lanka. New Delhi:  A series of eight devastating bomb blasts ripped through high-end hotels and churches holding Easter services in Sri Lanka on Sunday, killing 290 people, including dozens of foreigners. The apparently coordinated attacks were …

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Sri Lanka Orders Curfew In Colombo From 8 PM To 4 AM: Updates

Sri Lanka Blast: 290 were killed and hundreds injured in 8 bomb blasts in Sri Lanka. New Delhi:  A series of eight devastating bomb blasts ripped through high-end hotels and churches holding Easter services in Sri Lanka on Sunday, killing 290 people, including dozens of foreigners. The apparently coordinated attacks were …

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Sri Lanka Bomber Queued At Hotel Buffet Then Set Off The Blast

Colombo:  The suicide bomber waited patiently in a queue for the Easter Sunday breakfast buffet at Sri Lanka’s Cinnamon Grand hotel before setting off explosives strapped to his back. Carrying a plate, the man, who had registered at the hotel the night before as Mohamed Azzam Mohamed, was just about …

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Sri Lanka Suicide Bomber Queued At Hotel Buffet, Then Set Off The Blast

Colombo:  The suicide bomber waited patiently in a queue for the Easter Sunday breakfast buffet at Sri Lanka’s Cinnamon Grand hotel before setting off explosives strapped to his back. Carrying a plate, the man, who had registered at the hotel the night before as Mohamed Azzam Mohamed, was just about …

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Sri Lanka Timeline: How Explosions Wrought Devastation On Easter Sunday

Across Sri Lanka on Sunday morning, travelers and worshippers settled in at tables for breakfast and into pews at churches on the country’s east and west coasts. Then the explosions began. Between 8:45 and 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, in three separate cities, suicide bombers at three luxury hotels and three …

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Over 1,500 People Evacuated After Flooding In Canada

Montreal:  Flooding in eastern Canada forced the evacuation of more than 1,500 people while over 600 troops have been deployed in response, authorities said Sunday. Warming weather over the Easter weekend has brought spring floods due to heavy rains and snowmelt from Ontario to southern Quebec and New Brunswick. Authorities, …

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