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Sri Lanka explosion

US asks family members of its diplomats to leave Sri Lanka, other missions issue warning

In a release, the US embassy in Sri Lanka said, "Department of State ordered the departure of all school-age family members of US government employees in Kindergarten through 12th grade."

Apr 27, 2019, 11:08 AM IST

Sri Lanka: Four gunmen dead in special operation; 15 civilians killed in explosion

The raid was carried out on Friday at 7 pm by the police and the Special Task Force (STF). 

Apr 27, 2019, 10:08 AM IST

Sri Lankans urged to avoid mosques, churches amid fears of more attacks

The US embassy in Sri Lanka also urged its citizens to avoid places of worship over the coming weekend after authorities reported there could be more attacks targeting religious centres.

Apr 26, 2019, 10:27 AM IST

Blast heard in Sri Lanka's Pugoda town, police say investigating

Police said they were investigating the explosion.

Apr 25, 2019, 10:09 AM IST

At least 160 dead in explosions inside Colombo churches and 5-star hotels

More than 300 people - including foreign tourists - have been injured.

Apr 21, 2019, 09:58 AM IST

Two teenagers killed in Sri Lanka explosion

At least two teenagers were killed and three children injured today due to an accidental explosion in Sri Lanka`s North West town of Kalpitiya, police said.

Sep 06, 2012, 00:54 AM IST