ISIS Suspect Gave Advance Warning of Sri Lanka Bombings
ISIS Suspect Gave
Advance Warning of
Sri Lanka Bombings The terrorist group has claimed
responsibility for the Easter Sunday
bombings which killed almost 300 people.
According to an Indian official,
an ISIS suspect arrested in India
gave up the intelligence
during his interrogation.
The intelligence concerned Zahran Hashim,
a member of a local extremist group
that has been tied to the attack.
The intelligence was passed
to Sri Lankan officials in the
weeks leading up to bombings.
Hashim was identified in a video
released by ISIS on Tuesday, in which he is "leading"
seven masked men as they
pledge their allegiance to ISIS.
The men in the video are
thought to be responsible
for the Sunday attacks.