WORLD Sri Lanka imposes nationwide curfew after blasts

WORLD

Sri Lanka imposes nationwide curfew after blasts

AP

20:11, April 21, 2019

Sri Lanka's government has imposed a nationwide curfew from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. following a series of blasts in and around the capital that killed at least 190 people.

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Sri Lankan army soldiers secure the area around St. Anthony's Shrine after a blast in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019.  (Photo: AP)

Shops were closed and streets were deserted in Colombo, the capital, ahead of the curfew Sunday.

At least three churches, three luxury hotels and a guesthouse were among the targets of the Easter Sunday attacks.


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