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    Multiple Deadly Explosions Hit Sri Lanka on Catholic Easter (76)
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    On Sunday, eight blasts targeting Sri Lankan churches and hotels shook the country, killing almost 300 people and injuring hundreds more.

    A new blast has hit Colombo, Sri Lanka while a bomb squad was trying to defuse an explosive device found in a suspicious parcel shortly before, Reuters reported, citing an eyewitness. People have reportedly been evacuated from the area.

    According to the news agency, the explosion took place near a church in Colombo, Sri Lanka that was targeted by Sunday's deadly bombings.

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