Sri Lankan security forces stand guard at Dawatagaha mosque in Colombo. Photo: EPA-EFE

Sri Lanka says Easter bombings leader Mohamed Zahran died in hotel attack

  • Police said the assailants’ military training was provided by “Army Mohideen”
  • President Sirisena said that some 140 people in the island nation had been identified as having links to IS
Topic |   Sri Lanka

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Sri Lankan security forces stand guard at Dawatagaha mosque in Colombo. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Kumari Fernando, who lost her husband and two children, during a mass burial for victims. Photo: Reuters

Sri Lanka bombings: why warning signs of radicalisation went unheeded

  • One reason the warning signs may have been ignored was the government’s overwhelming focus on suppressing any revival of Tamil separatism
Topic |   Sri Lanka bombings

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Kumari Fernando, who lost her husband and two children, during a mass burial for victims. Photo: Reuters
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