Kottaramulla, Sri Lanka – The stench of turpentine overpowered Jiffriya Ameer as she cradled her husband’s head on her lap on the front porch of her home and watched the blood drain from the gaping wound on his head and neck. Her three children watched in horror as their father gasped[…]
Sri Lanka’s police arrested over 100 suspects and reimposed night curfews in violence-prone areas on Wednesday after anti-Muslim riots. Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said 78 people arrested in the worst-affected North Western Province were remanded in custody, while the rest were detained after a manhunt in other areas. Some 5,500[…]
Sri Lanka said on Monday it was temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after mosques and Muslim-owned businesses were attacked in the wake of Easter bombings by militants. Several dozen people threw stones at mosques and Muslim-owned stores and a man was beaten in[…]
The bodies of 15 people including six children were found after an explosion at a suspected Islamist militant hideout in east Sri Lanka, police said. Police said the dead also included three women, believed to be family members of the suspected militants. Residents said they heard an explosion followed by[…]
Initial probe reveals Easter Sunday blasts were in response to deadly New Zealand attacks, state defence minister says. Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday bombings were retaliation for a recent attack on mosques in New Zealand, the country’s state minister of defence said on Tuesday. “The preliminary investigations have revealed that what happened[…]
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