Deadly Easter bombings in Sri Lanka

Published: 22 Apr 2019     Updated: 22 Apr 2019      

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Blood stains are seen on a statue of Jesus Christ after a bomb blast inside a church in Negombo, Sri Lanka, April 21 - Reuters

Crime scene officials inspect the site of a bomb blast inside a church in Negombo, April 21, 2019. More than 200 people were killed and at least 450 injured in bomb blasts that ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, the first major attack on the Indian Ocean island since the end of a civil war 10 years ago - Reuters

A relative of a victim of the explosion at St. Anthony's Shrine, Kochchikade church, reacts at the police mortuary in Colombo, April 21 - Reuters

Sri Lankan military stand guard inside a church after an explosion in Negombo, April 21 - Reuters

A shoe of a victim is seen in front of the St. Anthony's Shrine, Kochchikade church after an explosion in Colombo, April 21 - Reuters

Sri Lankan military officials stand guard in front of the St. Anthony's Shrine, Kochchikade church after an explosion in Colombo, April 21 - Reuters

A statue of St. James is pictured after a bomb blast inside a church in Negombo, April 21 - Reuters