Charge Sri Lankan police chief and ex-defence secretary over bombings: attorney general

Security personnel stand guard in front of St Anthony's Shrine, days after a string of suicide bomb attacks across the island on Easter Sunday, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui/Files

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s police chief and its former defence secretary should be charged with crimes against humanity for failing to prevent attacks on churches and luxury hotels that killed more than 250 people in April, the attorney general said on Monday. The attacks, claimed by the militant group Islamic State, took place despite […]

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