Sunday, 16 May 2021 11:57 GMT

Sri Lanka boosts security due to past Easter explosions

( MENAFN )Sri Lanka's police on Monday, April 19, stated that security has been boosted in all churches throughout the Asian country over the second anniversary of the Easter Sunday terror attacks in 2019, which murdered more than 250 people and harmed no less than 500 others.

Police spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana declared that authorities were told that a variety of religious masses, activities, and events had been considered to remember victims in the explosions on April 21, 2019, and consequently, extra security personnel have been positioned in all churches countrywide.

Rohana stated that "The Police Headquarters has issued a special message to the officers-in-charge (OICs) of police stations and senior officers of territorial divisions including Senior DIGs, DIGs, SSPs and SPs to monitor the situation".

He also added that "We have informed all stations to provide maximum security in respect of events".

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