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Sri Lanka Easter blasts: NIA raids 7 premises in Coimbatore

Chennai/New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday carried out search operations in seven places in Coimbatore, including the residence of a social media friend of the Sri Lanka easter blast mastermind, officials said. The searches were carried out in connection with the NIA probe into the new Islamic State module case. An NIA official […]

Colombo: Security staff stand on guard outside the St. Anthony's Church where a blast took place in Colombo (Xinhua/A.Hapuarachchi/IANS/File)

Sri Lanka blasts: 359 dead, FBI joins probe, 58 arrested

Colombo: The US Embassy in Sri Lanka has said that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was on the ground in the island nation to assist with its probe into the Easter Sunday suicide bombings that has left 359 people dead besides several hundreds injured. US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Alaina Teplitz’s statement to CNN’s Christiane […]

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Sri Lanka Easter bombing death toll surges to 359, 58 suspects arrested

Colombo: Sri Lankan authorities on Wednesday confirmed that Easter Sunday suicide bombings toll has touched 359 which includes several foreigners. So far 58 suspects have been arrested from different areas of the island, Police Spokesperson Ruwan Gunasekara said. The Islamic State terror group (IS) on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the attacks. At least 18 more suspects […]

Colombo: Security staff stand on guard outside the St. Anthony's Church in Colombo where blasts had taken place on April 21 (File Photo/IANS)

Sri Lanka bombings meant to avenge attacks on mosques in New Zealand: Deputy Defence Minister

Colombo:  Sri Lanka said on Tuesday that the horrific Easter Sunday bombings were meant to avenge the attacks on two mosques in New Zealand as the death toll in the island nation rose to 321 including 10 Indians. The suicide bombings targeting luxury hotels and churches in three Sri Lankan cities were a response to the […]

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India intensifies coastal security after Sri Lanka blasts

Chennai: Patrolling along India’s eastern Coast has been intensified by the coastal security agencies in a coordinated manner to foil any infiltration in wake of the serial suicide bomb blasts in Sri Lanka, a senior police officer said on Monday. “For the past two days, patrolling has been intensified along the coast in a coordinated manner […]