Two explosions go off during Easter Sunday service

Two explosions were reported at the St. Anthony’s Church, Kotahena (better known as Kochchikade Church) and Katuwapitiya Church in Katana this Easter Sunday morning (21).

The police have dispatched units to the two locations for further investigations.

Reportedly, over 50 persons are confirmed dead with many more hospitalized following the explosion.

According to reports several other churches in close proximity to the two churches have been closed off by police, the police have reported that Colombo has been placed on high alert.

Developing news story, await further details.