Day: April 25, 2019

Defense Secretary resigns

Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando has resigned from his position.

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POLICE CURFEW FROM 10.00 PM TO 4.00 AM

The police curfew will be imposed across the island from 10.00 pm tonight to 4.00 am tomorrow, the government announced today.

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Sri Lanka terror attack: Australian Prime Minister confirms suicide bomber spent time in Australia

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed one of the suicide bombers involved in the Sri Lankan bombings that killed more than 350 people on Easter Sunday spent time in Australia.

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Three Suspects arrested with 21 hand grenades

Police Spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekara noted that 03 suspects were arrested with 06 swords and 21 hand grenades with locally manufactured low grade explosive.

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Global effort to stop social media from spreading terrorism

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced that she and French President Emmanuel Macron will lead a global effort to stop social media from promoting terrorism in the wake of recent attacks that devastated New Zealand and Sri Lanka.

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Urgent search missions in Colombo

The Police advise the general public not to panic as the security forces are conducting search operations across the country.

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Bandaranaike International Airport entrance Road re-opened

The entry road to the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) has been reopened, as confirmed by the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) Spokesperson.

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Explosion in Pugoda

A minor explosion has been reported in a garbage dump on a vacant plot behind the Pugoda Court premises, stated the Police.

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Another 16 suspects arrested over attacks

Sixteen persons have been arrested in operations conducted across the island yesterday over the Easter Sunday attacks.

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Blood brothers: the wealthy family behind Sri Lanka’s suicide attacks

Sri Lankan housewife Fathima Fazla thought of her neighbors in the grand three-storey home across the street as the wealthy celebrities of her humble Colombo suburb. She had no idea how infamous they would become.

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In any other country, Government would have resigned – Sarath Fonseka

The entire government would have resigned if a disaster like the Easter Sunday carnage had happened in any other country, but such things would never happen in Sri Lanka, Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka told Parliament, yesterday.

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Countrywide manhunt to arrest terrorists

Army Commander Lt. General Mahesh Senanayake said a large scale islandwide operation has begun in search of members of the extremist terrorist group involved in Sunday’s bomb blasts.

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Drones barred within Sri Lankan airspace

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announced that the use of all drones and unmanned aircraft within Sri Lankan airspace has been prohibited until further notice.

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