Catholic church bombed in Sri Lanka attacks reopens | AFP

Devotees including some of the Easter attack survivors attend a prayer session as St Anthony’s in Colombo reopens. It which was among the three churches hit by jihadi suicide bombers in coordinated attacks that also targeted three luxury hotels in the Sri Lankan capital on April 21.

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Prayers mark one month since Sri Lanka bombings

Hundreds of Catholics pray outside the bombed St Anthony’s Church in Colombo, marking one month since the Easter Sunday suicide attacks that killed 258 people in Sri Lanka. The Catholic schools in the country have also reopened, as the country tightened security with soldiers placed in front of the school entrances.

Sri Lanka’s tourism suffers after blasts

Sri Lanka was the Lonely Planet guide’s top travel destination for 2019, but since the Easter attacks on churches and luxury hotels, foreign tourists have fled. (May 16)

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