Sri Lanka Says More ISIS Terror Attacks Can't Be Ruled Out
Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 7:37 AM
Investigators have dismantled a major part of the network linked to Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said on Tuesday, but warned the chance of further ISIS terrorist attacks could not be ruled out. Investigators are still tracking down 10 more key players associated with plotting the bombings, a military source told Reuters on Tuesday.
Deserted Beaches, Empty Rooms: Sri Lanka Tourism Hit After Bombings
Sunday, May 5, 2019, 12:46 PM
Sri Lanka's $4.4 billion tourism industry is reeling from cancellations as travellers shun the sun and sand Indian Ocean island after multiple suicide bombings that killed over 250 people two-weeks-ago. Suspected suicide bombers from little-known Islamic groups in Sri Lanka attacked churches and luxury hotels in the country on Easter Sunday, killing worshippers, tourists and their families. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks.