Colombo (AP) - After several explosions in a police-confined house in eastern Sri Lanka, 15 bodies have been discovered. The house was to be stormed in the course of an anti-terrorist raid. Among the dead are six children and three women. The building had been surrounded late in the evening by police and army. Background were investigations after the attacks of the Easter Sunday with more than 250 dead. The security forces were shot at from the house. Shortly thereafter, there were at least three explosions.
Terrorism: Police find 15 dead in surrounded house in Sri Lanka
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