The St Sebastian's Church in Katuwapitiya, Negombo
was reconsecrated today (Sunday), three months after it was badly damaged in the Easter Sunday blasts that rocked the island nation.
The moulavi has been remanded till May 14 after he was produced before the Negombo
Magistrate's Court a day before.
Summary: Dubai expat watches on video call as family experiences Negombo
Police said religious tensions have eased at Negombo
, a town north of Colombo that suffered the highest death toll in the Easter Sunday attacks.
2 / 2 Sri Lankan military stand guard outside a mosque near Negombo
after Sunday's clashes between two sectarian groups in the area.
The cardinal traveled to the fishing village of Negombo
, where more than 1,000 people gathered to mourn the dead in a service he led.
"On 21 April 2019, a number of bombings targeted prominent hotels and churches in the cities of Colombo, Negombo
and Batticaloa in Sri Lanka.
Police in Negombo
say her family had got away just in time after deciding to miss the final part of the Easter service.
More than 250 people were killed and at least 500 injured in the Easter Sunday attacks which hit churches and hotels across Colombo, Negombo
His wife Manik Suriaaratchi and their 10-year-old daughter Alexendria were still inside the Negombo
Across Colombo and in Negombo
, the seaside city north of the capital where a bombing killed 110 people, residents and office workers stayed indoors and closed up shops, leaving both cities unusually quiet.