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Islamic State took responsibility for explosions on Sri Lanka


Terrorist attacks claimed the lives of 321 persons, more than 520 suffered. The resident of Sri Lanka told the Photo about moods in the country of Business FM: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters Is updated in 14:37zapreshchennaya in Russia the Islamic State group took the responsibility for explosions in Sri Lanka. SITE Intelligence Group reports about it. The death toll as a result of terrorist attacks on Sri Lanka grows. 321 persons became the victims of explosions, more than 520 suffered. About it as reports the news Newsfirst portal, the minister of mass media of the country of Ruvan Vidzhevardene said during the performance in republican parliament. The resident of Sri Lanka Hakeem told about moods in the country of Business FM: "At people really panic, for that simple reason that they do not understand what occurs. People very much worry, do not leave the house. The Internet and social networks are closed completely, at night a curfew. As for tourists, very many leave the country, there were very serious crowds at the airport. People left because about 40 tourists died in terrorist attacks. The curfew in order that people calmed down, was at home while the investigation is carried on. Yesterday it was from eight in the evening till four in the morning, the day before yesterday — from six to six. These explosions in Shangri-La and other five-star hotels very badly influence economy of Sri Lanka because it completely depends on tourism. A little bit it feel ill at ease because there is no opportunity to communicate with people, with the outside world: the Internet is blocked and if the person leaves in a curfew, he will be arrested. It is terrible. People just fade at home". Ruvan Vidzhevardene said that the series of attacks was the response of Islamists to firing in mosques in the New Zealand Christchurch. The former head of special forces of police of Sri Lanka Nimal Lyyuk reported that explosives by means of which terrorists carried out a series of explosions on Sunday are widely used by the terrorist group "Al-Qaeda" banned in the Russian Federation. According to CNN TV channel, intelligence agencies of India and the USA several times warned the authorities of Sri Lanka about possible terrorist attacks in churches and tourist places. Besides, foreign intelligence agencies repeated the preventions for several days and hours before attack. In particular, one prevention came in ten minutes prior to the first explosion. To add BFM.ru to your sources of news?

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