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Two potential suicide bombers arrested in Kandy

14 June 2019 04:45 pm - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Two people, who had pledged to National Thowheed Jama’at (NTJ) leader Zahran Hashim to operate as suicide bombers, were arrested in a joint raid conducted by the Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) and the Army yesterday, Police said today.

Zahran masterminded the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks targeting three churches and three high-end hotels in Colombo.

Initial investigations had revealed that these two suspects had received weapons training had maintained close links with Zahran Hashim and influenced by his extremist sermons

They are being detained by the TID for further questioning. (Darshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya and Sheain Fernandopulle)

  Comments - 4

  • Hapun Friday, 14 June 2019 07:40 PM

    How come they are still weeding people when all forces and the politicians said all are caught and no one out there? Who are these people lying to? Fake news is generated by the govt and the police

    Peter Friday, 14 June 2019 08:15 PM

    Understand the situation nobody is lying nobody can can give a 100 percent guarantee appreciate what police and forces doing

    Kautilya chanakya Friday, 14 June 2019 08:23 PM

    Agree and endorse

    Shehan Friday, 14 June 2019 07:46 PM

    Hang hang hang... No need to publish any news that creates public panic.

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