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Sri Lanka struggles with fallout after deadly terror attacks

In this Friday, April 26, 2019 file photo, a Sri Lankan Muslim boy looks out from the window of a Mosque before Friday prayers in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Authorities had told Muslims to pray at home rather than attend communal Friday prayers that are the most important religious service for the faithful.

Brita Hunegs, Contributing Writer

May 6, 2019

On the morning of Easter Sunday, April 21, 29-year-old Meredith Tanner unlocked the door of Prana Lounge, a yoga studio in Sri Lanka’s capital of Colombo. She went about her usual opening task: turning on the lights, lifting the blinds, practicing poses before clients arrived. Around 9 a.m., she hea...

Explosions kill at least 138 in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday

Sri Lankan firefighters stand in the area around St. Anthony's Shrine after a blast in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019. Witnesses are reporting two explosions have hit two churches in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, causing casualties among worshippers.

Bharatha Mallawachi and Krishan Francis, Associated Press

April 21, 2019

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — At least 138 people were killed and hundreds more injured in near simultaneous blasts that rocked three churches and three luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, a security official said, in the worst bout of violence in the South Asian country since its civil war ended...

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