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A local radical Islamic splinter group has committed to evaluation of Sri Lankan government in the attacks of Easter Sunday, with the support of an international network. The police apparently had since 11. April, information on upcoming attacks. On Monday, an IED exploded in the vicinity of a stop place. In addition, the police found dozens of bomb detonator. the

Sri Lanka's government has made a local radical Islamic group for the attacks on Easter Sunday, with 290 deaths. We are firmly convinced that the group is "National Thowheeth Jama'ath" had perpetrated the suicide bombing attack, said health Minister and Cabinet spokesman Rajitha Senaratne on Monday. "We do not believe that these attacks were perpetrated by a group of people that were on this country," he said. "There was an international network, without which the attacks wouldn't have succeeded."

The splinter group, the "National Thowheeth Jama'ath" was previously noticed by vandalism of Buddhist statues, four members were taken in January 2019. A leading figure of the National Thowheeth Jama'ath, Abdul Razik, was already taken in 2016 because of racism allegations.

most of The attacks from Easter Sunday have been perpetrated by suicide bombers. At six almost simultaneous attacks on three churches and three Hotels, seven attackers had themselves blown up, said a government work of the forensic scientist. In the case of the attacks of 290 people were killed. Including 35 foreigners, including the countries of USA, great Britain, Portugal, the Netherlands and Belgium. One of the victims was American, according to information of the Federal foreign office in addition to the US and a German passport. More than 450 people were injured.

car explodes in the vicinity of the St.-Antonius-Church

RUB, While the security forces across the country to the wire of the attacks that search, the police discovered on Monday near one of the stop places an explosive device in a car. The bomb is detonated, according to multiple news agencies; it is unclear, however, whether it was in the case of mitigation, or specifically, was blown up. The police also ensured 87 detonators at a bus station in Colombo.

A man was taken according to police data, in the area of the St.-Antonius-Church. The discovery of the explosive device and the detonation caused in the surroundings of a panic, such as Videos on social media showed. Witnesses reported on Twitter that the police had to protect the detainees in front of a mounted amount.

The government of the country announced a state of emergency provisions, the midnight in the night from Monday to Tuesday (local time). The security Council, the government had decided to grant the military and the police wide-ranging powers, informed the office of the state President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday evening. Sirisena, a also appointed a three-member Team to investigate the series of attacks. The Team is expected to submit in two weeks a first report.

The international police organization Interpol announced the deployment of an expert team. It should consist of specialists with Expertise in the areas of crime scene investigation, explosives, counter-terrorism and victim identification.

police had information on possible attacks

Only about ten percent of the population of Sri Lanka are Muslims. Islamist terrorist attacks had it been in the tropical island state. More than a week before the series of attacks the police but had, apparently, references to possible attacks. The Deputy chief of police Priyalal Dissanayake wrote on 11. April, a Letter in which he warned of the attack plans of a local radical Islamic group on Catholic churches, as well as the Indian Embassy in Sri Lanka. Named Suspect had rushed to the attack on two mosques in Christchurch against other religions, it said.

Cabinet spokesman Senaratne confirmed Monday the authenticity of several police units, self-addressed letter, the telecommunications Minister, Harin Fernando, had published on Twitter. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, had not been informed.

Senaratne criticised the tense relationship between Wickremesinghe and the security services under President and defense Minister Maithripala Sirisena. Sirisena had dismissed Wickremesinghe at the end of last year, surprising and replaced. Wickremesinghe won, but the struggle for power and remained in office.

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