Sri Lanka’s Police Chief Resigns Over Bomb Attacks

Sri Lanka’s Inspector General of Police, Pujith Jayasundara, has resigned over failures that led to the deadly bomb attacks on Sunday. Jayasundara’s resignation was confirmed by Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday. “The IGP has resigned. He has sent his resignation to the acting defence secretary. I’ll nominate a new IGP soon,” President Sirisena […]

We’re Responsible For Sri Lanka Bombings – ISIS Opens Up

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the suicide bombings which led to deaths of 310 persons in Sri Lanka. Suicide bombers struck in churches and hotels in the country on Easter Sunday. In a statement carried by the extremist group’s mouthpiece Amaq, the group said it targetted Christians and Sri Lanka citizens. “Those, who […]

Scottish Billionaire Loses Three Of Four Children To Sri Lanka Bomb Blasts

Anders Povlsen, one of the owners of British online fashion retailer, Asos, says three of his four children were killed in the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka. A series of blasts, most thought to be the work of suicide bombers, was targeted at churches and five star hotels in eight different locations. According to […]

Buhari Reacts To Sri Lanka Bomb Blasts

President Muhammadu Buhari has condmned the horrific attacks on several churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on the holy day of Easter. The President made his feelings known in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Sunday. Buhari extended his deepest condolences to the families of […]

207 Die In Sri Lanka Church Explosion

A series of eight devastating bomb blasts ripped through high-end hotels and churches holding Easter services in Sri Lanka on Sunday, kiling at least 207 people, including dozens of foreigners. The attacks were the worst act of violence to hit the country in the decade since the end of a bloody civil war that killed […]