The Sri Lankan authorities say the attack on an Easter attack was killed in one of nine hotel attacks
The suspected leader of the Sunday Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka died at the Shangri-La Hotel, one of six hotels and churches that were killed in the attacks, which killed at least 250 people, police said.
Police said Mohamed Zahran, leader of militant National Towheed Jamaat had been killed in a bomb attack. The deputy commander of the group was also arrested, police said.
Zahran filed an online indictment for his hate-filled sermons. Some were delivered in front of a banner with the twin towers. The Sri Lankan authorities said Friday that Islamic cleric Mohammed Zahran had been killed in at least 250 people during the explosion at Shangri-La Hotel during Easter Sunday. The Sri Lankan authorities said Friday that Islamic cleric Mohammed Zahran died during the explosion at Shangri-La Hotel during Easter Sunday, which killed at least 250 people.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday that the attackers responsible for the bombings were supported by the Islamic State Group. About 1
40 people in Sri Lanka had ties to the IS, said Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena.
"We will fully control this and create a free and peaceful environment where people can live," he said.
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The investigators found that the attackers were being trained by a military man called Army Mohideen. In addition, they received a weapons training abroad and in some places in Sri Lanka.
A The copper factory operator arrested in connection with the bombings helped Mohideen build improvised explosive devices, the police said. The bombings led to increased security throughout the island nation, as the authorities had warned against another attack.