4/24, 6:28 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Sri Lanka death toll up to 359

The death toll in a series of attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka rose to 359, according to the country's police. A spokesperson added 18 more suspects have been arrested, bringing the number up to 58, local media reported.

The Islamic State (ISIS) claimed responsibility for the coordinated explosions, stating it targeted citizens of countries that took part in the US-led bombing of ISIS territories, as well as Christians. Meanwhile, Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe warned that there are other suspects "armed with explosives" who have not yet been apprehended.

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