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1 Dec 2020
A riot at a Sri Lankan jail has left at least eight inmates dead and more than 50 injured. Prisoners had been protesting over surging coronavirus infections in the country's overcrowded facilities.
14 May 2019
Sri Lankan Catholics have attended their first regular Mass in Colombo since bomb attacks by suspected jihadis on Easter Sunday. Catholic schools are expected to reopen next week.
26 Apr 2019
Sri Lankan Islamist leader Zahran Hashim was apparently killed in one of the suicide attacks on Easter, President Maithripala Sirisena said. Police are now hunting for some 140 people with suspected "Islamic State" ties.
24 Apr 2019
Sri Lankan police detained 18 suspects in a string of raids over the bombings that hit the country on Easter Sunday. The government also said it had confirmed that dozens more had died in the attacks.
24 Apr 2019
CCTV video shows suspected suicide bomber entering Sri Lankan church.

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