At least 150 people have been killed and 400 injured in the Easter Day bomb blasts at three Sri Lankan churches and three hotels. The nature of the explosions, which happened at around 8.45 am local time, was not immediately clear.

While one blast hit St Anthony’s Church in Kochchikade of the Sri Lankan capital Colombo, the second blast hit St. Sebasitian’s Church in Katuwapitiutya, according to local media reports. Reports also state that the blasts also took place at two five star hotels in Fort.

Sri Lankan military officials stand guard in front of the St Anthony’s Shrine in Colombo.

Tweets on the Explosions.

 Indian Minister of External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj tweeted,   “Colombo – I am in constant touch with Indian High Commissioner in Colombo. We are keeping a close watch on the situation. “

Indian Prime Minister, Mr.Modi also condemned the horrific blasts on Sunday. 

Cover image source:Sri Lankan blast

Source: Economic times