Sri Lanka – Several cities in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday witnessed suicide bombings and detonation of explosive devices, carried out by fighters from the Islamic State during the Christian holiday.
The Amaq News Agency says that the attacks targeted mainly Christian churches and hotels where foreigners and the number of seven suicide bombings and several improvised explosive devices.
The source pointed out that four attacks hit the capital Colombo, targeting a church and 3 hotels, while two attacks on two churches in the cities of Negombo and Batticaloa. In Dimatagoda, the Islamic State fighters clashed with officers and police officers.
The source confirmed 350 dead Christians, including 39 foreigners of different nationalities and 3 police officers, in addition to more than 600 wounded.
Over the past few years, ISIS has claimed attacks that they have not cared out, including the Las Vega attack the resulted in the death of over 50 people and more than 500 wounded.