Horrific Islamic terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka. A series of Easter Sunday bombings at luxury hotels and churches filled with christian worshippers has left at least 207 people dead. Hundreds more were wounded. Police say most of the eight bombings appear to have been suicide attacks.
#AceNewsReport – Apr.22: The Sri Lankan government has admitted it failed to act on multiple warnings before a coordinated series of attacks ripped through churches and hotels on Easter Sunday, and said it feared an international terror group might have been behind the atrocities: A government spokesman, Rajitha Senaratne, said multiple warnings were received in the days before the attacks, which killed 290 people and injured at least 500 more. CNN understands that at least one warning referred to Nations Thawahid Jaman (NTJ), a little-known local Islamist group which has previously defaced Buddhist statues: Senaratne, who is also health minister, said he did not believe a local group could have acted alone…………..”There must be a wider international network behind it,” he said…………….There were also fears of more devices following the attack. Police found 87 detonators in a private terminal of the main bus station in Sri Lanka’s capital, Colombo, on Monday. A ninth improvised explosive device (IED) was defused near the capital’s Bandaranaike International Airport on Sunday evening.
Continue Reading Here(video included): (COLUMBO, Sri Lanka.) LATEST: 9th IED defused near an airport on Sunday evening: With at least 300 reported as killed and over 500-injured after government has admitted it failed to act on multiple warnings before the attack and now feared an international terror group might have been behind the atrocities #AceNewsDesk reports | Ace News Services