Blast as police try to defuse new bomb found near Colombo church: police | The Daily Star
04:50 PM, April 22, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 05:26 PM, April 22, 2019

Blast as police try to defuse new bomb found near Colombo church: Police

A blast hit near a church in Sri Lanka's capital on Monday as police tried to defuse a new bomb found by the site, a police spokesman said.

There was no immediate information on injuries in the blast, or how large it was.

The explosion happened around 50 metres from the St Anthony's Shrine, one of three churches targeted in a string of suicide bombs on Sunday that killed nearly 300 people.

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