July 21, 2024

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A dozen dead in a bombing in Sri Lanka

The attack blamed on the Tamil rebels killed several police officers and injured more than 85 in Colombo, the country’s capital. According to the army spokesman, “the target was a police bus. A motorcycle crashed into the vehicle ”.

The explosion occurred in a commercial district of the capital near the Hilton hotel, and in a high security area that also houses the presidency of Sri Lanka and the army headquarters.

This attack comes at a time when the government has stepped up its offensive in the north of the island against the Tamil rebels.