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Three danes were killed: death Toll rises dramatically

the Number of fatalities after Sunday's bomb attack in Sri Lanka has increased to 290. The police in Sri Lanka early on Monday morning local time.

the Past was the number of people killed amounts to 207.

Among the many fatalities are three Danish nationals. It informed the Ministry of foreign affairs in Copenhagen on Sunday evening.

Denmark's richest man, Bestseller-billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen and his wife, Anne Holch Povlsen, lost in the massacre of three of their four children. It confirms Communications Manager at Bestseller, Jesper Stubkier, in an email to Ekstra Bladet.

After the bombings, the government introduced in Sri Lanka a nationwide curfew.

It is Monday morning at 6.00 local time has been lifted, writes the BBC.

War & disasters - 21. apr. 2019 - at. 21:52 Eyewitness in Sri Lanka: the Danish family lost three children

the 112 - 21. apr. 2019 - at. 21:32 eye-witness: the suicide bomber stood in line at the hotel's buffet

Bombeeksplosionerne hit three churches and three hotels in Sri Lanka early on Sunday morning.

Several of the attacks were carried out by suicide bombers.

sri lankan police have arrested several suspected persons. A spokesman for the police reported late Sunday that, until now, 13 people arrested. A source in the police disclose to the AFP news agency that all the suspects belong to "the same radical group".

In a communication from the police informs the spokesperson Ruwan Gunasekara, that the driver of a vehicle is among the detainees. He suspected that transported the bombers to the capital city of Colombo.

The first six explosions occurred shortly after each other. Somewhat later they were followed up by two further explosions. The one during a police operation, where three officers were killed when they are in the hunt for the suspect tried to enter an apartment building. Then exploded another bomb in a small hotel.

Late on Sunday, there was also found a homemade bomb in a roadside near the international airport in Colombo. The bomb was taken away and rendered harmless.

the Authorities in Sri Lanka have not yet spoken in detail about the perpetrators or possible motives.

There is yet no one who has taken responsibility for the attacks.

OVERVIEW: Bombs in churches and hotels in Sri Lanka

at Least six powerful bombs exploded Sunday in the three churches and in the three five star hotels in Sri Lanka. It was followed up by two further explosions.

Including an overview of the attacks, which have killed at least 290 people - including three danes and many other foreigners - and injured around 500 people:

* According to the nyhedsbureaet AP shows the technical studies, that seven suicide bombers were behind six of the explosions.

* The three affected churches are St. Sebastian's in Katuwapitiya, which is located north of the capital Colombo, St. Anthony's Church in Kochcikade, Colombo, and a church in Batticaloa on Sri Lanka's east coast.

* The three affected hotels is the Shangri-La Colombo, the Kingsbury Hotel and the Cinnamon Grand Colombo.

* two More explosions hit several hours after the first attack. The first explosion hit a hotel in Colombo, where two were killed, informed the police. The second was a suicide bombing, which was sparked when the police would search an address in the capital. Three police officers were killed, said a politikilde to the AFP.

* Three people killed, informed the foreign ministry's Citizen service Sunday,

* According to the director of the National Hospital in Colombo and the news media is also there is deaths from, among others, great Britain, Holland, India, Turkey, China, Morocco, Pakistan, the UNITED states, Japan, Bangladesh and Portugal.

* The sri lankan prime minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, announced on Sunday that eight people were arrested after bombemassakren. On Monday, the number of detainees up to 24, according to police.

* the Country's defence minister called a news conference the attacks "terror". He said that all those guilty will be imprisoned as soon as possible.

* the Authorities of Sri Lanka imposed a nightly curfew with immediate effect. Monday is the ban lifted. At the same time, the country's government has closed down all of the major social media and messaging services.

* Already ten days ago warned the Sri Lankan police, Pujuth Jayasundara, about the upcoming attacks against well-known churches.

* the police chief referred to the intelligence from abroad on suicide attacks, which should be planned by a radical muslim group in Sri Lanka - the group of the NTJ (National Thowheeth Jama'ath).

* A BBC reporter, quoting police officers that the attack was "carefully planned and well-coordinated".

* A bomb was on Sunday night found about two kilometres from an airport outside of Colombo. The bomb was rendered harmless.

* A 26-year-long civil war between tamil separatists and government forces ended in 2009.

* at Least 100,000 human lost their lives during the protracted conflict, which was completed when the military conducted a lengthy and comprehensive major offensive against The Tamil Tigers. The movement was then totally destroyed.

* the Security has now been tightened all over the Sri Lanka, which has about 22 million inhabitants.

* 70 percent are buddhists, 12,6 percent are mostly hindu, 9.7% are muslims and 7,6 percent is christian, and shows a state inventory from 2012.

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