In the series of bombings in Sri Lanka in churches, the death toll rose to 262 people
It is reported the Sri Lankan news portal News 1st.
It is noted that at least 452 people were injured.
Minister of economic reforms of the Republic of Harsha de Silva said that among those killed in the explosions in hotels and Catholic churches are foreigners. Citizens of which States have suffered as a result of accidents, the Minister said. In particular, among the dead at least 35 foreigners. At least four citizens of China were injured. Diplomats of the Chinese Embassy in Colombo has already visited the victims who are currently in medical institutions. According to a source at the hospital, among the dead are citizens of the United States, Britain and the Netherlands.
Death toll rises up to 207 & 460 people injured in Explosions around #SriLanka in #Colombo When an Islamic Terror group targeted Christian Churches and hotels where tourists were staying in. #SriLankaBlasts #PrayForSriLanka #srilankaterrorattack #Easter #terrorattack #shrilanka pic.twitter.com/vHJK48vqHq
— Jammu Di Gal (@GalJammuDi) April 21, 2019
At the moment none of the extremist groups has claimed responsibility for the bombings.
We will remind, the Minister of defence of Sri Lanka Ruwan Wijewardene reported that had been identified who have committed a series of bombings in Sri Lanka. The participants of the terrorist attacks will soon be taken into custody and the authorities against them will take all necessary actions.
Just APR 21, in Sri Lanka there were 8 explosions. The objects of the attack were four expensive hotel in the capital Colombo and its surrounding area and three churches in the cities of Colombo, Negombo and Batticaloa, where people celebrated the Passover. The eighth day of the explosion recorded in the suburbs of Orugodawatta in the North of Colombo.
AK was reported earlier in the new Zealand city of Christchurch, the terrorists shot people in two mosques. According to the Prime Minister of Jacinda Ardern, killing 49 people. In the mosque had about 300 members.
Armed men entered in the mosque of al-Nur and Lynnwood, located next door, about two o’clock in the afternoon local time after a day of prayer and blocked the front door. One of the terrorists had a video camera and he led the online broadcast of violent death.
Deeply shocked and saddened rated by the news of Bomb blast in Sri Lanka . Heartfelt condolences to the families of those who lost their lives. I pray for the speedy recovery of the injured. #shrilanka #ColomboBlast #SriLankaBlasts pic.twitter.com/NGzOgECbdh
— 🇮🇳vishal raghuvanshi 🇮🇳 (@vishalragh8) April 21, 2019
We will remind that against Ukraine to Syria, are preparing provocations: found containers of Made in Ukraine.
As reported Politeka, the Russians fired at people with a machine gun: “I have returned!”.
Politeka also wrote that the Palestinians have made a hellish night Israel fired dozens of rockets, children fled in terror.