At least 190 persons have been reported dead and nearly 460 injured in all six explosions were reported this morning at three churches in Kochchikade, Katana, and Batticaloa and three five-star hotels in Colombo, police said.
Explosions were reported at St. Anthony’s Church in Kochchikade, Kotahena and St.Sebastian’s Church in Katuwapitiya, Katana.
Explosions were also reported at three five-star hotels, the Shangri-La, Cinnamon Grand and Kingsbury in Colombo.
Police said another explosion was reported at a church in Batticaloa.
Nine foreigners were among the dead, the officials said.
National Hospital: 46 dead, 259 injured
Kalubowila Hospital: 17 injured
Negombo Hospital: 74 Dead, 113 injured
Katana Church: 31 Dead
Ragama Hospital: 7 Dead, 30 injured
Batticaloa: 27 dead, 80 injured
Dematagoda: 3 dead