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Sri Lanka blasts: Toll rises to 359; Ranil Wickremesinghe says claims of Islamic State link to suicide bomb attacks being probed

Firstpost Wednesday, 24 April 2019
Nearly 60 people have been detained since the Sunday blasts in Sri Lanka, which ripped through high-end hotels and churches packed with Easter worshippers in the capital Colombo and beyond.
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News video: Islamic State Claims Responsibility For Sri Lanka Bombings

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According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, Islamic State claimed responsibility for the bomb attacks in Sri Lanka that claimed the lives of 321 people in what officials believe was retaliation for attacks on mosques in New Zealand. Sources reportedly claim that Sri Lankan intelligence officials...

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