Over 200 people killed in Sri Lanka bombings
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- At least 207 people were killed and hundreds more injured on Sunday in Sri Lanka when attackers unleashed an apparently coordinated series of bombings that simultaneously targeted Christian churches and luxury hotels.
The explosions took place miles apart, and the targets included three Christian churches holding Easter services and three hotels, some commonly used by Western tourists.
In addition to those who were killed, at least 450 were wounded, according to officials with police.
There were at least nine foreigners among the dead. Two dual citizens of the United State and the United Kingdom were among the dead, as well as one Portuguese citizen and two U.K. citizens, according to the Sri Lankan Ministry of Foreign Affairs.