Sri Lanka bombings leave 207 people dead and 500 injured

The death toll from multiple Easter Day bomb blasts at Sri Lankan churches and luxury hotels has risen to 207, with 500 others injured, a police spokesman has said.As many as 30 foreigners were amongst the dead, including a number of British tourists. One Dutch person was died.The death toll follows the worst violence in the country since a civil war ended a decade ago.The government imposed an island-wide curfew as security forces try to maintain law and order and investigate the attacks. Those responsible for the blasts have been identified and seven people have been arrested so far, Sri Lanka’s information minister Ruwan Wijewardene said, without providing details.Access to social media platforms including Facebook and Whatsapp has been restricted.

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