Bomb goes off in van near Sri Lankan church official try to diffuse it !
An explosion went off on Monday in a van near a church in Sri Lanka where scores were killed the previous day, when bomb squad officials were trying to defuse it, according to reports.
This is the ninth blast to hit the country in two days. So far, 290 people have been killed and over 500 others have been injured in the blasts that mainly targeted hotels and churches.
“The van exploded when the bomb defusing unit of the STF (Special Task Force) and air force tried to diffuse the bomb,” the witness said.
Security force spokesman were not immediately available for comment.