According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has banned two Islamist groups suspected of being behind a series of bombings on Easter Sunday that claimed the lives of 250 people.
The National Thawheedh Jamaath and Jamathei Millathu Ibrahim were reportedly banned under emergency regulations that came into effect this week following the bombings, Sirisena’s office said in a statement.
Hundreds of Sri Lankan Catholics gathered to pray at St. Anthony's shrine which was attacked in the Easter Sunday bombings, the worst attack since the civil war in the country. A mass was held for the..
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