Children Killed During Sri Lanka Gunbattle Between Troops And Islamist Militants

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Published on April 27, 2019 - Duration: 00:33s

Children Killed During Sri Lanka Gunbattle Between Troops And Islamist Militants

According to Reuters, troops and police in a village on Sri Lanka’s east coast prepared to storm a concrete shack that local residents had told them was a safe house for a band of Islamist militants.

It was five days after suicide bomb blasts that killed more than 250 people that few expected to be a target of Islamist attacks.On Friday evening, as the troops approached the house, three explosions went off and they opened fire on the suspects holed up inside, according to the military.


Children Killed During Sri Lanka Gunbattle Between Troops And Islamist Militants

APRIL 21, 2019, PHOTO, FILE PHOTO.

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