Scores Dead in Sri Lanka, Hundreds Injured From Multiple Easter Sunday Bombings

At least 290 people died in eight blasts that took out churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. Five hundred others were injured.

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A Sri Lankan police officer inspects a blast spot at the Shangri-la hotel in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan authorities blamed seven suicide bombers of a domestic militant group for coordinated Easter bombings that ripped through Sri Lankan churches and luxury hotels.
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Sri Lankan officials inspect St. Sebastian's Church in Negombo, north of Colombo, after multiple explosions targeting churches and hotels across Sri Lanka on April 21, 2019, in Negombo, Sri Lanka.
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Sri Lankan army soldiers secure the area around St. Anthony's Shrine after a blast in Colombo, Sri Lanka on April 21, 2019.
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A relative of a blast victim grieves outside a morgue in Colombo, Sri Lanka, April 21, 2019. At least 290 people were killed and hundreds more hospitalized with injuries from eight blasts that rocked churches and hotels in and just outside of Sri Lanka's capital on Easter Sunday, officials said, in what is the the worst violence to hit the South Asian country since its civil war ended a decade ago.
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Sri Lankan Army soldiers secure the area around St. Anthony's Shrine after a blast in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019.
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Sri Lankan security standing guard outside St. Sebastian's Church in Negombo, north of Colombo, after multiple explosions targeting churches and hotels across Sri Lanka on April 21, 2019, in Negombo, Sri Lanka.
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Sri Lankan security forces secure the area around St. Anthony's Shrine after an explosion hit St Anthony's Church in Kochchikade on April 21, 2019, in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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Sri Lankan Navy soldiers stand guard in front of the St. Anthony's Shrine a day after the series of blasts, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, April 22, 2019.
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Lalitha, center, weeps over the coffin with the remains of her 12-year old niece, Sneha Savindi, who was a victim of Easter Sunday bombing at St. Sebastian Church, in Negombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, April 22, 2019.
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A Sri Lankan woman living near St. Anthony's shrine runs for safety with her infant after police found explosive devices in a parked vehicle in Colombo, Sri Lanka, April 22, 2019. The van exploded a day after eight explosions ripped through Sri Lanka's churches and hotels. Authorities said no one was injured.
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Sri Lankan security forces approach the site after a vehicle parked near St. Anthony's shrine exploded in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, April 22, 2019.
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Indian staff at a school pray for the victims of Sunday's blasts in Sri Lanka, in Ahmadabad, India, Monday, April 22, 2019.
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Pakistani citizens light candles at a vigil for the victims of bomb explosions in churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, in Quetta, Pakistan, April 22, 2019.
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