Sri Lanka blast!!! Death toll rises to 290 – Police

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The Sri Lanka Police have confirmed that the death toll from bomb blasts that happened at churches and luxury hotels has increased to 290, this is one of the country’s worst attacks for more than a decade.

According to reports, more than 500 people were injured in the Easter Sunday assault that saw suicide bombers hit three high-end hotels popular with foreign tourists and three churches, unleashing carnage in Colombo and beyond.

Two additional blasts were triggered as security forces carried out raids searching for suspects.

The government is wary of stirring ethnic tensions, and the country remained on edge as a home-made bomb was defused at Colombo airport late Sunday and massive security deployed.

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