Monday, 12th April 2021

Government cracks down big part of terror network

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Colombo, May 7: Government has said that they are succesfull in breaking down a major part of the network linked to the Easter Sunday bombings, and also they have seized bomb-making material and freezed assets over $40 million linked to the bombers.

Defense ministry on Monday issued audio statement saying almost all suspects and plotters involved in the April 21 attacks had either been arrested or were dead. “There were also two people among that group of plotters who are experts in bombs and those two are dead now,” Wickramarate said. “They had stored part of the explosives for future attacks and we have confiscated all of this.”

Authorities are still hunting down 10 more key players linked to bombings, which killed more than 250 people, including 42 foreigners, a military source told Reuters on Tuesday. As per sources “The investigations show there were another 8 to 10 people who attended meetings with the other plotters,”

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