"the terrorist Attacks in Sri Lanka, which, among other things, has affected several churches, casts its shadow over easter as the orthodox church celebrates this weekend."
"In the syriac orthodox church in Sweden is säkerhetsberedskapen high."
"No specific threats have been made against the syrian orthodox church for the weekend's celebration. However, Saturday's attacks have contributed to an increased concern, according to Yusuf Aydin, sitting in the diocese for the."
"– Many of our members have fled persecution in countries like Syria and Iraq. They still carry with them the fear and the insecurity, which becomes even more evident with the reporting on the attacks against the christians, he says to TT."
"– During the palm Sunday mass last Sunday, there were several visitors who came up and asked: How have you prepared for the weekend? What will you do to ensure safety?"
"The syrian orthodox church stiftstyrelse have gathered to discuss security for the upcoming weekend. But some major changes are not, says Yusuf Aydin – preparedness was raised already a couple of years ago on the foundation's advice, because you feel that there is an increased threat level."
" We call on since our medlemsförsamlingar to get in touch with the local police before the big holidays, in order to inform them of the times and the number of visitors you are expecting. We also encourage you to keep an eye over the inputs and that there is a general vigilance over the people who behave suspiciously or carrying heavy backpacks, for example, " he says."
"the Swedish church says the TT not raised the readiness with reason and the church in Sri Lanka."
"the Suicide bomber was behind the terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka, which has so far claimed around 250 lives. Several churches and hotels were the targets, when several explosions took place in, inter alia, the capital city of Colombo on the påsdagens morning."
"the Country's authorities pointed to early two domestic islamist extremist groups as the guilty, but believe that the attacks were likely to have been in collaboration with the international terrorist network."
"Member of the ICE is taken on the deed, however, without presenting any concrete evidence for this."
"starting at 8.45 on the påskdagsmorgonen, april 21, occurred a series of explosions in some of the largest churches and the hotels in Sri Lanka."
"a Total of seven suicide bombers triggered explosive devices. The preliminary number of deaths was recently down from 359 to approximately 250, of which several foreigners. Around 500 people were injured."
"Four of the attacks were carried out in or on the outskirts of Sri Lanka's largest city Colombo. Two of the attentatspersonerna blew themselves up at the hotel Shangri-La, situated on the seafront in Colombo. Suicide attacks were also carried out at the nearby hotels Cinnamon Grand and The Kingsbury, as well as in the church of st. Anthony in the suburb of Kochchikade."
"An attack was carried out in the church of st. Sebastian in Negombo, north of Colombo, and one in the Zionkyrkan in the town of Batticaloa in the sri lankan east coast."
"In the afternoon was another explosion at a hotel in Colombo, where two people were killed, according to police. An eighth explosion occurred shortly afterward, in connection with a police raid of an address in the city's outskirts, where three police officers reported to have been killed."
"The sri lankan authorities addressed early suspicions against the National Tawhid Jamaat (NTJ), a small, islamist extremistgrupp. The group Jammiyathul Millathu Ibrahim (JMI) has also been pointed out. Terrorrörelsen ICE have later taken on the attacks."
"More than 70 people have been arrested within the framework of the investigation. Seven persons are still at large and sought by the authorities, according to the british BBC."