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After Sri Lanka Attacks, Islamist Group Blamed And Victims Named


Added 04-22-19 04:07:01pm EST - “Sri Lankans mourned the deaths of nearly 300 people who were caught in Easter Sunday's coordinated church and hotel bombings. Officials blamed the National Thowfeek Jamaath, a local militant group.” - Npr.org

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Npr.org: “After Sri Lanka Attacks, Islamist Group Blamed And Victims Named ”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Sri Lankan security personnel inspect the debris of a van after it explodes on Monday near St. Anthony's Shrine in Colombo. Nearly 300 people died and more than 500 others were wounded after Sunday's attacks on churches and hotels. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

Sri Lankan security personnel inspect the debris of a van after it explodes on Monday near St. Anthony's Shrine in Colombo. Nearly 300 people died and more than 500 others were wounded after Sunday's attacks on churches and hotels.

The Sri Lankan government has blamed the National Thowfeek Jamaath, a little known Muslim militant group, for the coordinated attacks on churches and hotels that rocked the island nation on Easter Sunday.

Sri Lanka Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne says the small group was aided by an international network.

"We do not believe these attacks were carried out by a group of people who were confined to this country," Senaratne said. "There was an international network without which these attacks could not have succeeded."

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