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At least 15 killed during police shootout with suspected Sri Lankan Easter bombing accomplices

April 29th, 2019 · 12:19 pm @   -  No Comments
Date of Occurrence: April 26th, 2019 Location: Ampara, Sri Lanka Event: Shooting Fatalities: 16 Injuries/Displaced: unk

A shootout erupted between police and suspected Islamic militants alleged to be accomplices and relatives of some of the Sri Lankan Easter bombers. 3 suicide bombers targeted approaching security forces, quickly followed by gunfire. The safe house was raided and a large cache of explosives found. Several wounded suspects were able to escape during the fighting. Sri Lankan security forces are looking for 70 people with alleged ties to ISIS.

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