Over 204 people died and hundreds more injured after explosions across In Sri Lanka
There was at least 8 blasts that hit hotels and churches in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, at this time whole country is in lockdown.
The first wave blasts was at the heart of the country where Christians were in during busy Easter services at churches in the cities of Colombo, Negombo and Batticaloa.
After that were another blasts which ripped through three high-end hotels, the Shangri La, Cinnamon Grand and Kingsbury, all in capital city Colombo.
In a statement, the Shangri-La hotel in Colombo said that the hotel's Table One cafe was hit just after 09:00. The hotel is popular with foreign tourists and the country's business community.
A seventh and eighth blast, at a hotel near the Dehiwala Zoo and at a private house in Mahawila Gardens, in Dematagoda.
This horrible teract started at the morning and ended in afternoon
Here's the full list of blast sites reported so far:
- St Anthony's Shrine, Kochchikade
- St Sebastian's Church, Negombo
- Zion Church, Batticaloa
- Cinnamon Grand, Colombo
- Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo
- The Kingsbury Hotel, Colombo
- Near Dehiwala Zoo in Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
- A house in Mahawila Gardens, Dematagoda
At this time none of the Terorist group or organisation said it was responsible.