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Easter blasts: Sri Lanka imposes emergency as death toll mounts to 290

Number of Indians killed in the serial blasts rises to 8; attacks carried out with the help of an international network

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A ninth explosive device, a six-foot pipe bomb, was found at Colombo International Airport on Monday. It was successfully defused Sri Lankan police found 87 bomb detonators at the main bus station in Colombo on Monday, a spokesman said Seven Lankan suicide bombers involved in Easter blasts; 24 arrested as toll rises to 290 A local outfit identified as the National Tawheed Jamath is suspected of plotting the blasts, a top Sri Lankan minister said Sri Lanka enforced a state of emergency from midnight on Monday in the wake of the blasts, enhancing the ...

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First Published: Tue, April 23 2019. 02:09 IST