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Six blasts hit Sri Lanka churches and hotels, 150 injured

Six blasts hit churches and hotel in Sri Lanka leaving at least 150 people injured as worshippers attended Easter Sunday services, a hospital official said.
“Eighty people have already been admitted, and more are still coming in,” an official at the Colombo National Hospital told AFP on condition of anonymity.
The blasts hit the two churches as worshippers attended Easter services, police said.
The nature of the explosions was not immediately clear.
It was not immediately clear if the blasts had caused casualties.
The churches hit were in the north of the capital and the town of Negombo, just outside Colombo.