Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka
Xinhua/Sipa USA
April 25, 2019 - 9:27 am
SRI LANKA (1010 WINS) -- There are more suspects out there. That's the word from Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as police appeal for information about three women and one man who they say likely have a connection to the Easter Sunday suicide bombings that killed 359 people. RELATED...
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Sri Lanka
Xinhua/Sipa USA
April 22, 2019 - 6:15 am
The coordinated Easter Sunday bombings that ripped through Sri Lankan churches and luxury hotels, killing more than 200 people, were carried out by seven suicide bombers from a domestic militant group named National Thowfeek Jamaath, a government official said Monday.
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Sri Lankan
AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena
April 21, 2019 - 6:04 pm
More than 200 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in eight bomb blasts that rocked churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday — the deadliest violence the South Asian island country has seen since a bloody civil war ended a decade ago.
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St. Patricks Cathedral Easter
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Adam Warner
April 21, 2019 - 10:54 am
Worshipers came to St. Patrick’s Cathedral from far and wide Sunday with both joy for the Easter Holiday but also sadness about the bombings that killed hundreds in Sri Lanka.
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Pope Francis celebrates Easter Mass in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Sunday, April 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
April 21, 2019 - 7:20 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis denounced the "cruel violence" of the Easter Sunday slaughter of Christians and foreigners in Sri Lanka as he celebrated the most joyful moment on the Christian liturgical calendar by lamenting the bloodshed and political violence afflicting many parts of the world...
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