Sri Lanka: More attacks in progress, Internet off, Curfew ordered: European Union offers support and issues statement
The European Union High Representative Vice-President Federica Mogherini issued a statement after the deadly terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka this morning
At the end of Sunday, the attacks counted for at least 215 dead and 500 injured.
Sri Lanka Police arrested people and Sri Lanka intelligence claimed they already had indications of a possible attack before it happened.
A hotel official at the Cinnamon Grand, near the prime minister’s official residence, said the explosion ripped through a restaurant and killed at least one person.
At least 160 people died today in Sri Lanka, among them 35 foreigners are unconfirmed numbers.
A seventh explosion was also reported at a hotel near the zoo in Dehiwala, in southern Colombo, with two deaths. The zoo has been closed. A curfew has been imposed from 18:00 to 06:00 local time (12:30-00:30 GMT).
While this is happening news is coming in of a possible eighth explosion and exchange of gunfire in the Colombo district of Dematagoda, but this has not yet been confirmed.