Lankan President appoints three-man panel to look into blasts
Posted on April 22nd, 2019

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia

Colombo, April 22 ( The Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday appointed a three-man committee to go into Easter Sunday’s multiple blasts in Colombo, Negombo, and Batticaloa, and report back to him in two weeks’ time.

The members of the committee include Sri Lankan Supreme Court justice Vijith Malalgoda, form Inspector General of police N.k.Illangakoon.

The blasts in eight places took the lives of 290 persons, including, 36 foreign nationals, and left 500 injured.

The junior Minister of Defense Ruwan Wikewardene said that 24 persons have been arrested so far for questioning.

The police have a curfew from 8 pm on Monday to 4 am on Tuesday.

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