Today, On the auspicious day of Easter Sunday blasts hit 3 hotels and 3 churches as people were praying. The nature of the blast is still not clear. At least 42 people are reported dead and 160 others are injured. So far, 80 people have been admitted in the hospital and more are coming in. More details are expected soon.
Sushma Swaraj has taken to Twitter saying that she is constantly in touch with the Indian High Commissioner in Colombo. Other leaders from around the world have also expressed their sorrow and concern.
Edit: Two more explosions in Sri Lanka have occurred today. When the 8th Explosion hit, the government shut social media and messaging services and has now declared a 12- hour curfew. A special task force and the military are investigating the blast. The police announced that 158 lives were taken.
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