Two suspects have been handed over to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) after being arrested in the Kuda Ratwatte area in Kandy over their alleged connections with the explosions last Sunday.
The Explosive Ordinance Disposal Team of the Air Force has been deployed to clear the Fort Railway station this morning.
Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando while referring to the Easter Sunday attacks has said that the government did not expect an attack of this magnitude.
A gazette notification has been issued by President's Secretary Udaya Senaviratne upon the directives of President Maithripala Sirisena declaring a state of emergency within the country from April 22 onwards.
A group of six suspects including singer Amal Perera have been deported from Dubai this morning.
Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that the government must bear responsibility of the tragic Easter Sunday attacks.
The number of foreign nationals who had succumbed to death following yesterday's multiple explosions stands at 30 as at 7 pm today (Apr 22), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has conducted a special briefing with all diplomats based in Colombo at Temple Trees this afternoon.
Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga today (Apr 22) visited the St.
INTERPOL is deploying a team to Sri Lanka to assist authorities in investigating the series of bomb attacks at churches and hotels which left nearly 300 dead and some 500 injured on Sunday (April 21).
The Prime Minister and the Opposition Leader will deliver special statements during tomorrow's Parliament session from 1 pm to 2 pm, the Speakers Office said today.
Special security has been provided to all Churches in Hambantota following the explosions which took place in the country yesterday (Apr 21).