"Söndagsskolebarnen died in the explosion at the pentecostal church."
"Half of the dead at Zionkyrkan in Sri Lanka are children."
"Over 200 people died when terrorbomberna in Sri Lanka briserade during the easter morning at the hotels, and churches."
"In Zionkyrkan had the service just been completed when the bomb exploded, of the 28 who lost their lives, where was the half child. "
"– All carry a very deep sadness and fear but we will get through this, " says the church leader Jacob Ratnam to the TT. "
"In Colombo curfew, then the comprehensive terrorbomberna during easter Sunday. So far, 207 people have died and over 400 injured. The identification of the dead is still in progress."
"the Attack is devastating for the christian minority in Sri Lanka. Several churches were attacked, of whom three large, two catholic churches: st. Sebastian in the Katumapitiya to the north of Colombo and st. anthony's church in Kochcikade in Colombo and Zionkyrkan in Batticaloa, a-believing, pentecostal church in eastern Sri Lanka. "
"In Zionkyrkan had Sunday school for the children just ended when the bomb exploded and caused a massive fire. 150 people who were in the church for påskgudstjänsten were injured. 28 people died, half of them were children."
" According to the latest information I have received, there are 14 children and 14 adults were killed in the attack, says mr. Ratnam, the leader of the affected pentecostal church to the TT."
"”Have not been able to identify any”"
"He himself was not on site when the bombing occurred and has not been able to get there due to the curfew which now prevails."
" instead, he has brought intense phone call with sufferers and health care."
"– We still have many hospitals that we have been unable to identify because their bodies are so burn victims."
"– All carry a very deep sadness and fear but we will get through this. When churches are burned and christians are subject to attacks, it makes us only stronger. We will take care of the damaged and building up the church again, says mr. Ratnam."
"a Total of detonated it at eight different locations during Sunday, when the last exploded during a police raid at a house in the area of Dematagoda in Colombo and three police officers lost their lives. "
"the Majority of the over 200 who have died is a citizen of Sri Lanka, but 30 of the victims are foreign nationals. Of the deaths so far have been published, three from India, three from the Uk, one from Portugal, one from Turkey and two people were citizens of both the united states and the united kingdom, according to Reuters."
"the Dutch authorities said that one of their citizens have died and the chinese government, two chinese citizens have died. Several foreign nationals are still missing."
"At the morgue in Colombo is during the Sunday night the 25 bodies still unidentified, several of them can be foreign nationals."
"Three of the dead are Danish citizens, says the Danish foreign ministry on Twitter. The Danish authorities to send during the Sunday evening a delegation to Colombo to support an estimated 1000-2000 danes who are in the country. They discourage it, as well as the Swedish ministry of foreign affairs from non-essential travel to Sri Lanka."
"Among the most published of the victims are, among others, Shantha Mayadunne, the tv chef in Sri Lanka and her daughter Ninsaga that is said to be accommodation in London, writes the Daily Mail. "
"At the hotel Shangri-La in the dog uk Anita Nicholson, 42, and her son Alex, 11. Father Ben survived, their daughter Annabel survived is still unclear, reports The Telegraph. "
"• 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"