Sri Lanka serial blasts: Interpol offers help to probe terror bombings

Colombo: The international police organisation or the Interpol on Monday offered assistance to Sri Lankan authorities in investigating the eight deadly terror bombings which rattled different parts of the country amid Easter services on Monday. Interpol Secretary General Jurgen Stock took to social media to condemn the horrific blasts, Colombo Page reported.

“Interpol strongly condemns the horrific attacks in Sri Lanka and has offered its full support to the investigation being carried out by national authorities. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of the victims,” the organisation took to Twitter.

US, Canada issue travel advisories
Colombo: The US and Cana­da have issued travel advisories to their citizens seeking to visit Sri Lanka, citing threats of terr­o­rism, a day after the calm of Easter Sunday was shattered by gruesome bombings. As per advisories, travellers must exer­cise a high degree of caution in Sri Lanka due the current secu­rity situation. The terrorists may attack with little or no warning.

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