Explosives Found Buried in Sri Lanka Mosque Backyard

People gather outside St. Anthony’s Shrine where a blast happened, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019.- AP

The police said a 42-year-old suspect was arrested after the recovery of explosives.

COLOMBO (IANS) — Three locally made bombs and 100 grams of ammonia have been found buried in a backyard of a mosque in a Sri Lankan district, the police said.

The explosives were recovered at Welipenna on Friday night during a joint operation carried out by the Special Task Force and the police, the Daily Mirror reported.


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