Sri Lanka: video emerges of blasts after initial attack

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THE Sri Lankan terror bombings were revenge attacks carried out in retaliation for the horrific mosque shootings in New Zealand last month, a government minister said. A group of local brainwashed jihadis have been blamed for the assaults on hotels and churches which left at least 310 dead on Easter Sunday. But now the sickening motive behind the coordinated massacres has been revealed. Addressing parliament today, Sri Lanka's state minister of defence Ruwan Wijewardene said the attacks were carried out in revenge for the terrorist shootings at two mosques in Christchurch in March. He said early finding in the ongoing investigation into the bombings showed that Islamic terror group National Thowfeek Jamaath were motivated by the events in New Zealand. On March 15, 50 Muslim worshippers were gunned down by disturbed white supremacist Brenton Tarrant. Sri Lanka has today announced a national day of mourning after the terrifying attacks saw eight bombs detonated at hotels and churches, killing at least 310 - including eight Brits - and injuring more than 500. Following the bombings that have crippled Sri Lanka, cops found 87 detonators at a bus station yesterday... Continue reading: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/8918455/sri-lanka-attacks-revenge-new-zealand-mosque-shooting/ Sri Lanka attack – Video claims to show bomber ‘calmly’ walking into church loaded with suicide bomb seconds before blasts: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/8913147/sri-lanka-attacks-terrorist-video-suicide-blasts/ Sri Lanka Easter Bombings – British mum and two kids feared among those killed by suicide bombers in Easter Sunday terror attacks: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/8910680/sri-lanka-easter-bombings-british-kids-feared-killed-attacks/ Sri Lanka attacks – Brit Brother, 19, and sister, 15, fled one explosion only to be killed by second blast: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/8907637/sri-lanka-bombings-easter-sunday-brit-dads-family-killed/ Sri Lanka bombings — Two Brit victims fled blast but died in second explosion in Shangri-La hotel as dad survived attacks: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/8916669/sri-lanka-bombings-brit-siblings-killed-shangri-la-hotel/ From Brexit breaking news to HD movie trailers, The Sun newspaper brings you the latest news videos and explainers from the UK and around the world. Become a Sun Subscriber and hit the bell to be the first to know Read The Sun: http://www.thesun.co.uk Like The Sun on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesun/ Follow The Sun on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheSun Subscribe to The Sun on Snapchat: https://www.snapchat.com/discover/The_Sun/1633225139

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