Sri Lanka raids headquarters of hardline Islamist group suspected in church bombings

A police officer stands guard in front of the headquarters of an islamist group, National Thawheedh Jamaath (NTJ), suspected of being behind the Easter suicide bombings, in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka April 28, 2019. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

COLOMBO/KATTANKUDY (Reuters) – Sri Lankan police raided the headquarters of a hardline Islamist group founded by the suspected ringleader behind the Easter suicide bombings of churches and hotels, a Reuters witness said, as Sunday mass was canceled due to fears of further attacks. Armed police in the town of Kattankudy searched the headquarters of the […]

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