Sri Lankan observed three minutes of silence early in the morning (Tuesday) to pay tribute to some 300 people killed in a series of bomb blasts. Earlier the government has declared a full day of national mourning on Tuesday with flags at all government institutions lowered to half-mast.
`Sri Lankan Muslims more ashamed than terrified`
After the name of a local Islamist outfit National Thowheed Jamath has been linked with Sunday`s series bomb blasts in Sri Lanka, the Muslim community of this nation faces new uncertainty. Ajman Abdullah, a member of the National Shura Council of Colombo, said that due to these attacks the Muslims have been more ashamed than being terrified.
Survivors identify St Sebastian’s church attacker
A video of a suspected attacker of the St Sebastian’s church of Negomb, one of the targeted churches of Sri Lanka`s series bomb attacks, has been published in the international media. It is seen in the video, a young man carrying a heavy bag heading towards the church where worshipers were attending Easter mass. Within moments, the massive bomb ripped through the church. Survivors, however, identify the man as attacker and said he was very young and calm.
Modi seeking votes in name of Sri Lanka attacks!
Opposition parties alleged that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seeking votes in name of terror attacks in Sri Lanka. Citing the attacks in Colombo, PM appealed to people to vote his party to save themselves from Lanka-like terrorist attacks. The opposition parties termed this matter as `disgusting`.
Turkish consulate in Zurich gets hit by incendiary devices
Turkey’s Consulate in the Swiss city of Zurich was attacked by two incendiary devices. After this Monday incident, three men have been arrested, according to the country authority. However, no casualties were reported in this.
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