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Here’s everything we know about National Thowfeek Jamaath, the terror group Sri Lanka has blamed for the Easter bombings that killed nearly 300 people

Sri Lankan Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne said at a news conference that officials believe the local militant group National Thowfeek Jamaath (NTJ) is responsible for the Easter bombings that killed nearly 300 people on Sunday. No group has yet admitted to carrying out the bombings, which hit churches and hotels […]
Here’s everything we know about National Thowfeek Jamaath, the terror group Sri Lanka has blamed for the Easter bombings that killed nearly 300 people
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Sri Lankan police issued an intelligence alert warning that terrorists planned to hit ‘prominent churches’ 10 days before Easter bombings

Sri Lankan police reportedly issued a warning to top officials 10 days before a series deadly blasts struck churches and hotels in multiple cities across the country. The country’s police chief identified a known radical Muslim group as “planning to carry out suicide attacks targeting prominent churches.” Eight blasts were […]
Sri Lankan police issued an intelligence alert warning that terrorists planned to hit ‘prominent churches’ 10 days before Easter bombings
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The country named the best place to visit in 2019 has taken out newspaper adverts to recruit executioners after reinstating the death penalty

Sri Lanka’s government is advertising for executioners in a national newspaper after reinstating the death penalty. It called for men with “excellent moral character” and “very good mind and mental strength.” The job will pay 36,310 Sri Lankan rupees ($US203.99) per month. Sri Lanka’s president declared the return of capital […]
The country named the best place to visit in 2019 has taken out newspaper adverts to recruit executioners after reinstating the death penalty