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Sri Lanka: How plausible speculation about Islamism?

so Far there is only speculation about who is responsible for the attacks in Sri Lanka responsible. A: It could be returned IS fighters. How plausible is that?

grief, anger, and horror, but also bewilderment about the extent and the cruelty of this series of attacks on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka. So the mood can be summed up - in Sri Lanka itself, but also in the whole world. It gave solidarity statements and condolences from many major cities around the globe.

the Christian minority, and tourism in the sights

More than 200 Dead and hundreds injured, there has been, apparently, in the series of bomb attacks on Packed churches during the Easter fair and at several luxury hotels in Colombo or outside of Sri Lanka's capital. The offender had obviously to kill as many people as possible, and your projects obviously, the Christian minority in Sri Lanka, as well as one of the most important industries of the country in its sights: the tourism.

Who was responsible for the attacks is not yet clear. Still there is no official information on the perpetrators, even if it has already given the first arrests. But there is a lot of speculation.

The people in Sri Lanka, after the attacks in shock. Christians were hardly the focus of the violence.

Islamist Terror played hardly any role

speculation in the area of Islamist terrorists. It could have been IS fighters traded, which were returned after the end of the war in Syria to Sri Lanka, reported various media in the country. Since, according to current knowledge, at least two of the explosions of suicide bombers have been caused, at least this speculation has a certain plausibility.

Islamic terrorism has in the past played much of a role in Sri Lanka. May be the security authorities had of this danger, therefore, is not on the Radar. However, the country has communities with a long history of bloody violence against and between different ethnic groups and religion. The decades-long civil war that went live in the year 2009, was marked by mutual hatred between the Tamil minority and the Sinhalese majority of the population.

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