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Number of Indians killed in Sri Lanka bomb explosion mounts to 8

Another two from a seven-member group from the party, the Janata Dal Secular (JDS), were missing.

Reuters  |  Colombo 

At least eight workers from an Indian political party on a break after working on India's general election were among some 290 people killed in bomb attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, a government official said. Another two from a seven-member group from the party, the Janata Dal Secular (JDS), were missing. The group was on an outing after voting took place on Thursday in India's general election in the southern state of Karnataka. They were staying at the Shangri-La hotel in the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo. A suicide bomber attacked the hotel as guests sat down ...

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First Published: Mon, April 22 2019. 19:25 IST
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