Sri Lanka bomb blasts: 24 suspected in the cowardly attack
This year’s Easter began in a bad note as the people of Sri Lanka woke up to eight blasts which targeted churches and luxury hotels. Nearly 290 people were killed in these dastardly attack and 500 people sustained injuries.
In connection to the serial bomb blasts, the Sri Lankan officials had arrested 24 people who are suspected to have links with the ISIS. The government has set up a separate team to probe into the attack.
Apart from these attacks, bombs are being found and defused in a lot of areas in Sri Lanka. A pipe bomb was defused in Colombo airport and another bomb exploded near a church while being defused.
The death toll is expected to increase and as termed by many, this is one of the most dreaded terrorist attacks in recent times. Nearly 6 Indians were killed in the suicide bomber attacks.