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April 20, 2019

Easter Attacks in Sri Lanka

Filed under: Politics,Sri Lanka — Razib Khan @ 11:29 pm

Sri Lanka blasts: At least 137 dead and more than 150 injured in multiple church and hotel explosions:

More than 137 people have been killed and more than 150 injured after coordinated bomb blasts hit a number of high-end hotels and churches in Sri Lanka on Sunday.

The blasts, reported to have occurred in the cities of Negombo, Batticalo and the capital Colombo, targeted at least three hotels and three churches as worshippers attended Easter services.

Bodies of the dead have been received at Colombo National Hospital, according to hospital sources. Most of those injured were also taken there, hospital officials said.

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July 24, 2011

Tamils win in the north and east

Filed under: Politics,Sri Lanka — Razib Khan @ 7:21 pm

Tamil party wins elections in Sri Lanka’s ex-war zone. It seems like extreme federalism is going to be the most plausible long term equilibrium.

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