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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Kellyanne Conway save on Twitter over AOC's response to Sri Lanka attacks

Appeared on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday morning, Conway told Jake Tapper that Ocasio-Cortez, a New York Democrat, tweeted "many times" about the shootings at New Zealand. but never once tweeted about the series of church bombings in Sri Lanka last week that left more than 250 people dead and hundreds injured on Easter Sunday. Conway's comments Ocasio -Cortez, …

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One week after the attacks on Easter Sunday, Sri Lanka is no closer to understanding and healing

The week after the attacks, there have been several revelations about fluctuating intelligence and security breaches, mainly due to political struggles and a dysfunctional government that does not even present a united front or give adequate security to the public. This is not far from Kattankudy, the hometown of eastern Sri Lanka, the alleged mentor and leader of Easter Sunday …

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Sri Lanka: At least 15 killed in raid on suspected terrorist hiding place

SAINTHAMARUTHU, Sri Lanka – At least 15 people were killed in bombings and shots, including six children, when Sri Lankan security forces stole a rented house used by a group allegedly linked to the deadly Easter bombing. The dramatic confrontation on late Friday came through nationwide security measures and intense search for suspects in numerous locations in Sri Lanka. Police …

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Gunfight in Sri Lanka kills 15, US citizens pull out citizens

COLOMBO (Reuters) – The corpses of 15 people, including six children, were discovered at the site of a violent nocturnal shootout on Sri Lanka's east coast, a Saturday morning military spokesman said more than 250 people were killed by suicide bombers on the island. Soldiers guard during a curfew after a nighttime shootout between troops and alleged Islamist fighters on …

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Sri Lanka: 15 people killed in shootings between police and militants in Sri Lanka

There were three explosions during the shootings with suspects in a house in the city of Sainthamaruthu, Kalmunai, local police said. The authorities said they confiscated a large explosives warehouse, 100,000 ball bearings, ISIS uniforms, and house flags that looked like a bomb factory or a warehouse. The raids took place after the coordinated attacks on Easter Sunday, which killed …

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The alleged mastermind behind the attacks in Sri Lanka was declared dead

The fiery Islamic cleric, who allegedly ruled the terrorist attacks on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka, was declared dead, the country's president reported. President Maithripala Sirisena announced that Zahram Hashim died at the Hotel Shangri-La in the capital of the country BBC reported on Friday in the BBC. Sirisena identified Hashim as the leader of the attack on the popular …

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