Terrorism: curfew in Sri Lanka came into force

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Colombo (AP) - After a series of attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka with more than 180 dead, a nationwide curfew came into force. The government also temporarily blocked access to social media, Deputy Defense Minister Ruwan Wijewardene said at a press conference in the island state capital, Colombo. He said that those responsible for the attacks had been identified. He spoke of a "terrorist incident" and said that the government would prevent future religious extremists from operating in Sri Lanka.

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