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Sri Lanka Police Hunt 140 After Easter Bombings As Shooting Erupts In East

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Published on April 26, 2019 - Duration: 00:30s

Sri Lanka Police Hunt 140 After Easter Bombings As Shooting Erupts In East

According to Reuters, Sri Lankan police are trying to track down 140 people believed linked to Islamic State, which claimed responsibility for the Easter Sunday suicide bombings that killed 253.

Nearly 10,000 soldiers were deployed across the Indian Ocean island state to carry out searches and provide security for religious centers.

However, a shooting erupted between security forces and a group of men in the east during a search and cordon operation.

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Sri Lanka Police Hunt 140 After Easter Bombings As Shooting Erupts In East

APRIL 21, 2019, PHOTO, FILE PHOTO.

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