Sri Lankan police have arrested 24 local suspects for involvement in serial blasts across the country on Sunday. Death toll rises to 290 with around 500 injured.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said Sri Lanka’s government was aware of information regarding a possible attack adding they will look into why adequate precautions were not taken.
Sri Lankan PM Wickremesinghe said the names that have come up are local, but investigators will look into whether the attackers had any overseas links. Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has announced the appointment of a special committee led by retired Supreme Court judge to investigate the attacks and submit its report within two weeks.
Sri Lankan police have confirmed the involvement of suicide bombers at four locations in the country.
Meanwhile, police curfew imposed across the country on Sunday has been lifted. The government has imposed a ban on social media platforms like Whatsapp and Facebook to avoid rumours.
Among other incidents, an Improvised Explosive Device was detected and diffused near the departure area of Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) last evening. Security has been tightened at all sensitive places across the country. Schools will remain closed till Monday while Universities have been instructed to close down till further notice.
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