Explosions in Sri Lanka: Defense Minister speaks of terrorist attack

At least six explosions shake the island nation of Sri Lanka. There should be more than 150 dead. The Minister of Defense assumes a terrorist attack.

Those responsible for the alleged series of attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka have been identified, according to the defense minister. Ruwan Wijewardene spoke at a press conference about a "terrorist incident" and "extremist groups". He also announced a twelve-hour, nationwide curfew.

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ref: spiegel

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