Fatal explosions in Sri Lanka at Catholic churches reportedly 20 dead 50 taken to hospital

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A string of blasts hit high end hotels and churches in Sri Lanka on Sunday injuring hundreds of people as worshippers attended Easter services. The first explosions were reported at St Anthonys Church in Colombo and St Sebastians in the town of Negombo just outside the capital. A bomb attack to our church read a post in English on the Facebook page of the St. Sebastians Church at Katuwapitiya in Negombo. Colombo National Hospital Director Samindi Samrakoon said she knew of at least 20 deaths and 280 people injured. A police spokesman said that three churches and three hotels were hit. At least two of the hotels and one of the churches are in the capital Colombo. A source in the police bomb squad said that one of the explosions was at St Anthonys Church in Kochcikade Reuters reported. At least 40 people were killed and hundreds more injured as several churches and hotels were rocked by simultaneous explosions on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka according to media reports. One of the churches struck by the attack was St

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