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Who Was behind Sri Lanka’s Easter Terrorist Attacks?

Sri Lanka says majority of injured in Easter attacks have recovered

Colombo, July 4 (Xinhua) - Sri Lanka's Health Ministry on Thursday said a majority of those injured in the Easter Sunday terror explosions have been discharged from hospital. Director General of Health Services of the Health Ministry, Dr. Anil Jasinghe told Xinhua that over 400 people had been injured in the nine suicide attacks on April 21 and to date...

Sri Lanka’s former defense secretary, police chief arrested, to face charges to prevent Easter attacks

Sri Lanka’s former defense secretary, police chief arrested, to face charges to prevent Easter attacks

Colombo, July 2 ( - A team of Sri Lankan criminal police have arrested former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fenando and former Inspector General of Police, Pujith Jayasundara, following instructions made by the Attorney General to charge them over 'grave crimes against humanity' over their negligence to prevent the Easter Sunday terror attacks. Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said the two officials...

Lankan intelligence had warned that Mohamad Saharan of “Nations Thawahid Jaman” was to stage a suicide attack’

‘Charge Sri Lanka police chief with crimes against humanity’

Colombo, July 2 (Al Jazeera) - Sri Lanka's police chief and a top defence official should be charged with "grave crimes against humanity" for failing to prevent the attacks on churches and luxury hotels that killed more than 250 people in April, the country's attorney general has said. The bombings, claimed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS),...

Lankan President calls for urgent cabinet meeting to discuss latest situation

Sri Lanka president rebuffs UN chief over hangings

Colombo, July 1 (AFP) - Sri Lanka's president said Monday he had rejected a telephone appeal by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to reconsider his push to reintroduce the death penalty after 43 years. "I told the Secretary General that I want to save my country from drugs," Maithripala Sirisena told a meeting in Colombo to mark his anti-narcotics drive....

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