Island-wide curfew lifted [UPDATE]

Island-wide curfew lifted [UPDATE]

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) – An overnight curfew imposed quiet in capital city Colombo, before it was lifted on Wednesday morning (24).

The city’s beachfront hotel district, where several of the bombs struck Sunday (21), was heavily guarded.

The Government of Sri Lanka yesterday (23) decided to re-impose an island-wide Police curfew from 9.00 PM today till 4.00 this morning.

A curfew was imposed following the bombings which killed 321 people and injured hundreds of others in a series of explosions across Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, one of the most sacred days of the year for Christians.

At least 321 people were killed and hundreds more injured in a series of explosions across Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, one of the most sacred days of the year for Christians.

A series of eight explosions in the island country during Easter celebrations on Sunday targeted Churches, hotels and also an area close to the capital’s Zoological Garden and near Dematagoda, Colombo’s suburb.

Most of the terror attacks were committed in the capital city of Colombo.

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