Suicide bombing intelligence row stokes political tension in Sri Lanka

A security officer stands guard in front of St Anthony's shrine in Colombo, after bomb blasts ripped through churches and luxury hotels on Easter, in Sri Lanka April 22, 2019. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Political tension mounted in Sri Lanka on Wednesday over the handling of advance intelligence related to Easter Sunday’s suicide bombings, with an ally of the prime minister charging that top officials deliberately withheld critical information. The attacks on churches and luxury hotels, which killed at least 359 people and wounded about 500, […]

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