The Sri Lanka explosions in photos

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At least 207 people have been killed and 450 hurt in explosions at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka.

At least eight blasts were reported. Three churches in Negombo, Batticaloa and Colombo’s Kochchikade district were targeted during Easter services. The Shangri-La, Kingsbury, Cinnamon Grand and a fourth hotel, all in the capital Colombo, were also hit. An explosion was was reported at a hotel near the zoo in Dehiwala, southern Colombo in what some reports described as a suicide attack.


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A national curfew has been put in place between 6pm and 6 am and social media networks have been temporarily blocked.

Reports say seven people have been arrested, but it not yet clear who is responsible for the attacks.

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