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What we know so far:

— On Easter Sunday, at least 8 coordinated bombing attacks struck Sri Lanka, targeting churches and hotels
— At least 207 people are dead and 450 others wounded
— 7 people have been detained in connection with the attacks
The bombings targeted churches, including St. Anthony’s Shrine in Colombo, the capital; St. Sebastian’s Church in Negombo; and Zion Church in Batticaloa; as well as high-end hotels in Colombo, including the Shangri-La, the Cinnamon Grand and the Kingsbury nyti.ms/2Zs4y6q
— Sri Lanka blocked major social media and messaging services, including Facebook and WhatsApp, to curb misinformation
— The government also set a nationwide curfew from 6 p.m. Sunday to 6 a.m. Monday nyti.ms/2Zs4y6q
Here is video footage of the aftermath from St. Sebastian’s Church in Negombo, 1 of the 3 churches targeted in the bombings in Sri Lanka. This is a developing story. Follow our live briefing for the latest updates: nyti.ms/2Zs4y6q
Security officials in Sri Lanka were warned of potential attacks 10 days ago, but it was unclear if safeguards were taken. More than 200 have died. nyti.ms/2Zs4y6q
At least 27 of the people killed in the bombing attack in Sri Lanka were foreigners, several of them American, the authorities said. Other victims were British, Chinese, Dutch and Portuguese nationals, according to officials and news reports. nyti.ms/2Zs4y6q
Here’s what we know about the sites that were attacked in the bombing in Sri Lanka nyti.ms/2Xq8oem
On Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka, coordinated bombings targeted churches, hotels and other sites, killing more than 200 people and wounding hundreds of others.

Here’s what we know and don’t know about the attacks. nyti.ms/2Zq6Pi9
The bombings of 3 churches in Sri Lanka on Easter highlighted the vulnerability of Christians in Asia, where religious minorities of many faiths have been battered by a surge of sectarian politics nyti.ms/2ZmnjrT
What we know so far about the Sri Lanka bombings:

— 13 people are in custody, police say
— At least 207 people were killed and at least 450 wounded
— The attacks followed a police warning
At least 35 people killed in the Sri Lanka bombings were foreigners, the authorities said nyti.ms/2XCUHsJ
Breaking News: The death toll in the Sri Lanka bombings rose to 290 people, officials said. About 500 people were injured. nyti.ms/2ZrCgZG
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