The security forces in Sri Lanka have stormed a hideout of the allies of the jihadists militia Islamic state (IS) and at least two alleged extremists were killed. Armed men had opened with the storming of the hideout in the town of Kalmunai in the East of the country, fire on the security forces, prompting it to exchange of fire had come, announced the army on Saturday.
"As we returned fire and killed two Gunmen," said army spokesman Sumith Atapattu. Also in the line of fire is a bit civilian was killed.
Over 200 Dead
In the case of attacks on several churches and Hotels in Sri Lanka on Sunday had been killed on Easter according to the authorities of 253 people, including many foreign vacationers. The government makes the Islamists group, National Thowheeth Jama'ath (NTJ) for the attacks responsible. One of the suicide attacks NTJ-leader Zahran Hashim committed.
The government and the authorities in Sri Lanka after the attacks under a lot of pressure, as there had been in the run-up to concrete evidence, which has not been investigated. (roy/AFP)
Created: 27.04.2019, 04:55 PM