Sri Lanka says 60 people arrested since Easter Sunday blasts

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April 24, 2019 09:00
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COLOMBO - More than 60 people have been arrested since the rash of Easter Sunday suicide bombing attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka that killed at least 359 people, the leader of the country's parliament said on Wednesday.

Lakshman Kiriella, who is also minister of public enterprise, said more than 100 people were likely to be arrested, without giving further details. Reportedely, one of the nine suicide bombers studied in the UK and Australia.



Sri Lanka deputy defense minister also said that one of the bombers was a woman.

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