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'Panic mode': Witness describes aftermath of Sri Lanka bombsA witness describes people being evacuated and blood and ambulances everywhere at a hotel in the aftermath of two of the eight blasts in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday
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A Christian woman lights a candle at a vigil for the for the victims of bomb explosions in churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Sunday, April 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)
The Latest: Social media services blocked in Sri LankaA group that monitors internet censorship says Sri Lankan authorities have blocked most social media services in the country following attacks that killed more than 200 people on Easter Sunday.
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
ADDS DETAIL OF THE PLACE - This image made from video provided by Hiru TV shows damage inside St. Anthony's Shrine after a blast in Colombo, Sunday, April 21, 2019. Near simultaneous blasts rocked three churches and three hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. (Hiru TV via AP)
Easter Sunday bomb blasts kill more than 200 in Sri LankaMore than 200 people have been killed and hundreds more wounded in eight bomb blasts that rocked churches and luxury hotels in or near Sri Lanka's capital of Colombo on Easter Sunday
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Dead bodies of blast victims are removed from St. Sebastian's Church  in Negombo, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019.  More than hundred were killed and hundreds more hospitalized with injuries from eight blasts that rocked churches and hotels in and just outside of Sri Lanka's capital on Easter Sunday, officials said, the worst violence to hit the South Asian country since its civil war ended a decade ago. (AP Photo/Chamila Karunarathne)
A look at Sri Lanka's troubled recent history marked by warA look at Sri Lanka's troubled recent history marked by war as deadly violence explodes again
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Islamic State claims Kabul attack that killed 7The Islamic State group's Afghanistan affiliate has claimed a suicide attack in the capital that killed seven people
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A look at the churches and hotels targeted in Sri LankaA look at the churches and hotels targeted in Sri Lanka blasts on Easter Sunday
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Sri Lankan police spokesman says 207 dead, 450 injured in series of Easter Sunday blastsSri Lankan police spokesman says 207 dead, 450 injured in series of Easter Sunday blasts
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Sri Lankan authorities impose 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew after series of blasts that killed at least 190Sri Lankan authorities impose 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew after series of blasts that killed at least 190
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Sri Lanka's defense minister says seven suspects have been arrested following series of blasts that killed at least 190Sri Lanka's defense minister says seven suspects have been arrested following series of blasts that killed at least 190
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Sri Lanka's deputy transport minister says 190 dead in series of Easter Sunday blastsSri Lanka's deputy transport minister says 190 dead in series of Easter Sunday blasts
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Sri Lanka military spokesman: 2 more blasts in outskirts of capital, hours after 6 blasts rock churches and hotelsSri Lanka military spokesman: 2 more blasts in outskirts of capital, hours after 6 blasts rock churches and hotels
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Sri Lanka state-run newspaper reports 129 dead in Easter Sunday blasts targeting 3 churches and 3 hotelsSri Lanka state-run newspaper reports 129 dead in Easter Sunday blasts targeting 3 churches and 3 hotels
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Sri Lanka hospital spokesman: Easter Sunday blasts kill 30, wound 283 othersSri Lanka hospital spokesman: Easter Sunday blasts kill 30, wound 283 others
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Sri Lanka security official says 6 near simultaneous blasts hit 3 churches and 3 hotels frequented by touristsSri Lanka security official says 6 near simultaneous blasts hit 3 churches and 3 hotels frequented by tourists
The Associated Press14 hours ago
A second explosion rocks St. Sebastian's Church in Negombo in Sri Lanka, north of capital ColomboA second explosion rocks St. Sebastian's Church in Negombo in Sri Lanka, north of capital Colombo
The Associated Press14 hours ago
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