Sri Lanka begins to bury victims of Islamist attack

Sri Lanka begins a day of national mourning with three minutes of silence to honour more than 300 people killed in suicide bomb blasts that have been blamed on a local Islamist group.

Family mourns loved ones killed in Sri Lanka blasts

Family mourns loved ones killed in Sri Lanka blasts

In some places, the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka struck entire families. (April 23)

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Sri Lanka falls silent for victims of Islamist attack

Sri Lanka begins a day of national mourning with three minutes of silence to honour more than 300 people killed in suicide bomb blasts that have been blamed on a local Islamist group. IMAGES from outside St Anthony’s Shrine in Colombo

Sri Lanka: Day breaks at St Anthony’s church

Sun rises over St Anthony’s church in Colombo, Sri Lanka, one of the blast sites in the Easter Sunday blasts that took at least 290 lives. Authorities imposed on Tuesday a state of emergency hours after blaming a local Islamist group for the attacks, with 24 people arrested so far. IMAGES

Sri Lanka: Morning breaks at St Sebastian’s church

Morning breaks at St Sebastian’s Church in Negombo, Sri Lanka, where dozens of people were killed in an explosion on Easter Sunday. The government on Tuesday imposed a state of emergency hours after it blamed a local Islamist group for a series of suicide bomb blasts that killed at least 290 people, including dozens of foreigners.

Sri Lanka enacts new curfew after deadly bombings

The streets of Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo are mostly empty at night as authorities enact a new curfew, a day after suicide bomb blasts killed nearly 300 people in churches and hotels.

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