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Sri Lanka imposes emergency, says international network involved in attacks

Sri Lanka said on Monday it was invoking emergency powers in the aftermath of devastating bomb attacks on hotels and churches, blamed on militants with foreign links, in which 290 people were killed and nearly 500 wounded.

The emergency law, which gives police and the military extensive powers to detain and interrogate suspects without court orders, will go into effect at midnight on Monday, the president’s office said.

Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/news/world/2019/04/22/sri-lanka-lifts-curfew-after-bomb-attacks-kill-290-wound-500/

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