British Foreign Ministry warns citizens not to travel to Sri Lanka due to security situation

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27 February 2021
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British Foreign Ministry warns citizens not to travel to Sri Lanka due to security situation
Sri Lankan Prime Minister: Several suspects in Sunday's bombings are still at large
Defense Ministry Secretary Hemasiri Fernando has tendered his resignation, which will come into effect from 6 PM.
Police curfew will come into effect once more from 10pm today to 4 am tomorrow
Sri Lanka police arrest 3 persons along with 21 hand grenade type, locally made low explosives and 6 swords during a search operation in Modera
Tonight Sri Lankan police have arrested 12 other people across the country.
Sri Lankan police spokesman, Ruwan Gunasekera, tells CNN that Mohamed Yusuf Ibrahim, prominent spice trader and father of two suicide bombers, is in custody along with other family members, on suspicion of aiding and abetting the Easter bombing terror suspects.
Israel's anti-terrorism body warns of new attacks soon in Sri Lanka
Fatima Ibrahim, the wife of Sri Lankan millionaire businessman-turned-Islamic State suicide bomber Inshaf Ahmed Ibrahim blew herself up with her unborn child, as well as three young sons, when police raided the family home on Sunday night.
Sri Lankan security sources have told Sky News the bomber who studied in the UK is Abdul Lathief Jameel Mohamed and that he studied in the south-east of England at some point between 2006 and 2007
[email protected] publishes an advisory by Sri Lanka police to securiry services ten days before the bombings that a little-known radical Islamist group was planning suicide attacks against churches
Sri Lanka President sacks Defence Secretary and top police official.
PM Imran Khan contacts Srilankan Prime Minister telephone and strongly condemns terrorist attacks on Easter occasion.
1 year ago
Russian Defense Minister: Recent attacks in Sri Lanka confirm the need to unite efforts to fight terrorism.
Six Pakistani refugees including 2 women and 2 kids are among those arrested last night in Sri Lanka.
1 year ago
Death toll from Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka rises to 359 - police
Amaq News Agency, Islamic State's auxiliary media wing, has published a video showing Zahran Hashim and 7 others pledging allegiance to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Sometimes referred to as "Moulvi" for his prolific sermons, Zahran reportedly blown himself up at the Shangri-La Hotel.
Curfew back in the city of Colombo; today will be 3rd night of curfew in Colombo as a fallout of Sri Lanka Terror Attack
ISIS' Amaq agency issues video showing Sri Lanka attackers pledging allegiance to ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
ISIS has issued an official statement with additional details, claiming responsibility for the Sr iLanka attacks. It names 7 individuals (using kunyas), it says were responsible: Abu Obaida, Abu Mokhtar, Abu Khalil, Abu Hamza, Abu al-Bara, Abu Mohammed, Abu Abdullah
The Islamic State claimed Sunday’s attacks in Sri Lanka
Investigations point to a thwarted plot to target a fourth hotel in Sri Lanka last Sunday
Indian officials have warned of intelligence that a second team of the National Thowheeth Jamaath (NTJ) militants ready for bombing in Sri Lanka
Police in Colombo on high alert searching for a lorry and a van suspected to be carrying explosives that have entered Colombo
Sri Lanka's defense minister: Two local extremist groups, including the Tawhid group, were behind Sunday's bombings
Sri Lankan defense minister: Investigation shows that the bombings were in response to the Christchurch attack
CCTV footage has emerged of a suspected suicide bomber entering St Sebastian's Church in Sri Lanka moments before an explosion1 year ago
CCTV footage has emerged of a suspected suicide bomber entering St Sebastian's Church in Sri Lanka moments before an explosion
"The U.S. Navy and Sri Lankan Navy jointly agreed to conclude the Cooperation Afloat and Readiness Training (CARAT) exercise due to the attacks.We fully support our Sri Lankan partners during this tragic situation and offer our deepest condolences" Pentagon spox @davidweastburn
A State Department official confirms at least 4 U.S. citizens were killed in the terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka.
Earlier today, ISIS-linked chat groups distributed pics allegedly of "the commando brothers in Sri Lanka," noting the ISIS-affiliated banner behind them. The source of the pictures is unclear, though they were not issued through official ISIS outlets.
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