Sri Lanka: Colombo on alert as police search for van carrying explosives

Sri Lankan police conducted searches in Colombo, on Wednesday, while looking for specific vehicles that the authorities believe may have entered the capital carrying explosives. According to reports, police stations across the country were put on high alert on Tuesday to look out for a lorry and a van that may be carrying explosives as well as some other vehicles that could have been involved in... Еще illegal activities. The registration numbers of the vehicles was reportedly provided to the search teams. At least 359 people were killed and a further 500 were injured on Sunday, during the Easter weekend, when eight seemingly coordinated explosions rocked the Asian country, with hotels and churches in both Colombo and two other cities being targeted. A Sri Lankan government spokesperson admitted during a press conference in Colombo on Monday that there had been warnings from intelligence agencies about possible terrorist attacks on Christian targets in the country.

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