"the terrorist attack in Sri Lanka: was carried out by seven suicide bombers"
"290 persons died and over 500 people were injured in yesterday's attack in Sri Lanka."
"Forensic specialists have determined that the attacks against three hotels and three churches carried out by seven suicide bombers, writes AP."
"On easter morning carried out a coordinated terrorist attack in Sri Lanka. "
"the Bombs blew up two catholic churches in the capital city of Colombo, and in Zionkyrkan in Batticaloa, a-believing, pentecostal church in eastern Sri Lanka. In the latter, reported 14 out of 28 of the victims have been children. At the same time attacked three five-star hotels in the capital city of Colombo."
"was carried out by seven suicide bombers"
"A day later, 290 people been found dead and about 500 injured."
"Now have forensic specialists on Sri Lanka found that these six attacks carried out by seven suicide bombers, writes AP. In addition, there was an explosion near a zoo in the city of Dehiwala, and an eighth explosion took place in Colombo neighborhood during a police raid. Three police officers died."
"His Brown suspected jihadist network"
"Police said that 24 people were arrested, suspected of involvement. It is not known what their background or motive, but the suspicion has mainly been directed against militant islamists."
" given the choice of targets, and a great religious feast, and partly to the tourism industry, it is easy to begin to look at various jihadi network. There are several that are active in that area of the world. Both al-Qaeda and the Islamic state has operated there since a long time. Some may remember the great terrorist attack in Bali, shortly after the 11 september 2001 attacks, said His Brown in Aftonbladet TV yesterday. "
"• Sri Lanka consists of the main island of Ceylon, and some additional smaller islands. According to the latest census, amounts to the population to 21.7 million. A majority of the lankeserna (60 per cent) are buddhists, but the inhabitants profess also to hinduism (20%), islam (10 per cent) and christianity (10 percent)."
"• The last few years, the country has experienced violence with religious overtones. Last year was attacked several mosques and businesses belonging to muslims. The escalation of violence led to the government imposed curfew on one of the affected towns. People from the buddhist majority was behind the violence on the country's muslims, who were accused of wanting to tvångsansluta people to islam."
"• the Country has long been characterized by a conflict between ethnic groups tamils and the sinhalese. The tamils demanded already in the 1970s, autonomy and a state of their own in the country's eastern and northern parts. An armed radical group, the LTTE), was formed to achieve tamil autonomy. The conflict was dropped up in the 1980s after the LTTE killed several sinhala soldiers."
"• the Decades of sometimes peace and war succeeded war. After a regeringsoffensiv 2009 was declared the LTTE defeated."
"• the Country has a strong presidentmakt but the handlebars are elected directly by the people in a general election. At the same time, several scandals with the ingredients as the abuse of power, corruption and electoral fraud succeeded each other through the years. The President is ago 2015 Maithripala Sirisena from the United national party (UNP)."
"Source: TT: NE, Foreign policy institutetu002FLandguiden"