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Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media After Easter Bombings

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Published on April 21, 2019 - Duration: 00:44s

Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media After Easter Bombings

According to Gizmodo, Sri Lanka's government is in the process of blocking access to Facebook, after at least 207 people were killed and over four hundred more wounded by a series of bombs at Easter services in the country.

In a statement, presidential secretary Udaya Seneviratne said that the government has β€œdecided to temporarily block social media sites including Facebook and Instagram” to combat β€œfalse news reports,” and that the services would return after investigations conclude.

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