Eighth Explosion Rocks Sri Lankan Capital, Death Toll Rises To 200,7 Suspects Arrested

Colambo, April 21: Hours after multiple explosions rocked the Sri Lankan capital city, two more blasts hit Colombo, the local.

While one took place at the Dehiwala region, another took place in Dematagoda region in the national capital. The first suspect has been arrested in Dehiwala area.

In the blasts, over 200people were killed and more than 400 injured. The injured are currently being transferred to hospitals. 

The explosions occurred inside three churches and three five-star hotels, ripping the peace that the country has enjoyed after decades of ethnic violence. A set of explosions occurred in a church in Batticaloa, St. Anthony's church in Kochchikade (Colombo) and St.Sebastian's Church in Katuwapitiya.

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