Serial blasts across Sri Lanka claim 200, several injured

  1. A series of coordinated bombings has ripped the churches and hotels in Sri Lanka killing almost 300 people during Easter Celebrations.Most of the blasts appeared to have been suicide bombings.
  2. Sri Lanka’s government has also declared an indefinite national curfew and blocked social media networks such as Facebook and WhatsApp in order to prevent the spread of rumors that might spark intercommunal violence.
  3. Easter 2019 was observed on April 21,2019.Easter is a Christian festival. The day marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ after he rose from the dead.
  4. As per the Bible,Christ was crucified on the day of Good Friday and buried in a grave.However,on the third day,his disciples visited his grave only to find the stone rolled away and the grave to be empty.This day stands for the triumph of Christ over death.