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Sri Lanka: Special forces raid house in Colombo in wake of bombings

Sri Lanka, Colombo
April 21, 2019 at 12:24 GMT +00:00 · Published

Sri Lankan special forces personnel raided a house in the Dematagoda suburb of Colombo on Sunday, in the wake of a series of bombings that have reportedly killed over 200 people and left over 400 injured.

In total there have been eight blasts in the Asian country on Sunday, with six occurring in and around the Sri Lankan capital with two occurring in other locations.

Three churches were bombed, as well as three hotels, a guest house and a housing scheme.

The Sri Lankan government has temporarily blocked social media throughout the country while security forces operations are underway.

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Sri Lankan special forces personnel raided a house in the Dematagoda suburb of Colombo on Sunday, in the wake of a series of bombings that have reportedly killed over 200 people and left over 400 injured.

In total there have been eight blasts in the Asian country on Sunday, with six occurring in and around the Sri Lankan capital with two occurring in other locations.

Three churches were bombed, as well as three hotels, a guest house and a housing scheme.

The Sri Lankan government has temporarily blocked social media throughout the country while security forces operations are underway.

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