20 dead, 280 injured as six explosions rock Sri Lankan capital during Easter | 2019-04-21

20 dead, 280 injured as six explosions rock Sri Lankan capital during Easter

Sun Online Desk

21st April, 2019 11:31:44 printer

20 dead, 280 injured as six explosions rock Sri Lankan capital during Easter

 

Blasts hit three churches in Sri Lanka on Sunday, police and health officials said.

Explosions have also hit three hotels in and around the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo, police said Sunday.

According to Colombo's National Hospital Director, over 20 people have been killed and 280 have been injured.

The blasts hit several high-end hotels and one church in the capital, while two additional churches were targeted outside Colombo, police said.

There were initial reports of at least 80 people injured in the capital, reports Khaleej Times.


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