Nine remanded until May 06 over yesterday's explosions


Nine suspects who were arrested in Wellampitiya over yesterday's explosions have been remanded until May 06.

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Catholic Bishops' Conference issues statement on Easter Sunday attacks


The Catholic Bishops' Conference has called the tragic incidents which took place on Easter Sunday as an "cruel act which is extremely deplorable".

Monday, April 22, 2019   - 43   - 0 MORE

Indian Coast Guard increases monitoring efforts; expresses willingness to assist Lankan Coast Guard


The Indian Coast Guard has increased its monitoring efforts in the Indo-Sri Lankan territorial waters, to prevent members of an extremist groups from entering the country, Indian media reports.

Monday, April 22, 2019   - 61   - 0 MORE

Explosion as Security Officers diffuse bomb near the Kochchikade Church


The bomb disposal team of security forces carried out a controlled detonation of a vehicle borne Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in the vicinity of the Kochchikade Church a short while ago.

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Police officers killed in Dematagoda raid receive posthumous promotions


The Sub Inspector, and two Police Constables who were killed during a raid at a house in Dematagoda yesterday (April 21) have received posthumous promotions, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said.

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Police discover stock of explosives at a residence in Mannar


Mannar police have discovered a stock of explosives in the garden of a resident in Oluthuduvai, Mannar today (Apr 22).

Monday, April 22, 2019   - 268   - 0 MORE

87 detonators discovered at Bastian Mawatha in Pettah


A total of 87 detonators have been discovered at a private bus stand in Bastian Mawatha by the Pettah Police this afternoon.

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Govt. to provide Rs 1 million as compensation to victim families - Min. Senaratne


The government will provide Rs 1 million as compensation to the families of those who lost their lives during the explosive attacks which occured yesterday, Minister Rajitha Senaratne said.

Monday, April 22, 2019   - 60   - 0 MORE

Government declares tomorrow as national day of mourning


The government has declared tomorrow (Apr 23) as a national day of mourning.

Monday, April 22, 2019   - 230   - 0 MORE

Clauses on prevention of terrorism to be gazetted under Emergency Regulations


The clauses pertaining to the prevention of terrorism will be brought under the Emergency Regulations with effect from midnight today (Apr 22).

Monday, April 22, 2019   - 134   - 0 MORE

Sri Lanka’s business community condemns attacks, urges unity, to stay calm


Sri Lanka’s business community has condemned Sunday’s acts of terror which killed more than 290 people and created havoc at three churches and three luxury hotels, and urged people to be united in this time of grief.

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Two persons arrested over suspicion in Dambulla


Two persons have been arrested in Dambulla after Police had noticed suspicious activity concerning the suspects last evening.

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