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US State Dept warns ‘terrorists’ continue plotting Sri Lanka attacks

Published: April 22, 2019 11:31:23 | Updated: April 26, 2019 13:40:10


A crime scene official inspects the site of a bomb blast inside a church in Negombo, Sri Lanka April 21, 2019 - REUTERS/Stringer

The US State Department said in a revised travel advisory ‘terrorist groups’ were continuing to plot possible attacks in Sri Lanka after 290 people were killed and about 500 wounded in blasts in churches and luxury hotels on Sunday.

“Terrorists may attack with little or no warning,” it said in the revised warning, which was dated Sunday US time, Reuters reported.

It said possible targets included tourist locations, transportation hubs, shopping malls, hotels, places of worship, airports and other public areas.

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