The Sri Lankan police works with the actions in Sammanthurai, in the district of ampara en in the Eastern Province, together with various army units. When a search warrant was a large quantity of explosives and detonators found. Also, a flag is detected, clothes such as the aanslagplegers of Sunday had on a IS-video, a large quantity of metal balls, and also a drone. the
a Moment later there were three explosions heard in the house, and it came to a shooting. One person was killed, seven others - young muslims - were arrested. A legerwoordvoerder according to Reuters news agency know that there's still a gunfight going on and that the gunmen are linked to the attacks. Sammanthurai is not far from the town of Batticaloa, where on Easter a church was attacked.
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In the attacks by suicide bombers were Sunday three roman catholic churches and four hotels affected. More than 250 people were killed and hundreds people were injured. Among the dead are dozens of foreigners. Islamic State claimed responsibility. On a photo and video that the extremist group has spread would be the aanslagplegers to see. the
The fear of more attacks is meanwhile large in the Asian country. The Sri Lankan police is looking for 140 people that are linked to or associated with the attacks. The police and the army have 10,000 people freed in the raid on that group. 76 people could have been arrested, among them Syrians and Egyptians.
Foreign Affairs recommends that in the meantime all non-essential travel to Sri Lanka.