8 explosion has been confirmed in Sri Lanka in what appear to be numerous coordinated attacks on churches and hotels today.
Most of the hotels where the blast took place is a popular holiday destination for westerners.
According multiple media reports, 200 people have been killed with hundreds injured
The government has declared a curfew in Colombo and blocked access to social media handles
Areas bombed includes, The Kingsbury Hotel, Colombo, Zion Church, Batticaloa, St. Anthony’s Shrine, Colombo, Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo, St. Sebastian’s Church, Negombo, Colombo church, St.Sebastian’s Church, Katuwapitiya, and more.
BREAKING: At least 80 people have been injured in a series of bomb blasts / explosions (reportedly six) at high-end hotels and churches during Easter Sunday Mass, in and around #Colombo, Sri Lanka. #MagicCarpet prays for everyone's safety. #SriLanka #Easter pic.twitter.com/zR2tb4DJy8
— Magic Carpet ✈️🚂🚤 (@magicarp8) April 21, 2019
— Amichai Stein (@AmichaiStein1) April 21, 2019