In 8 coordinated attacks around Sri Lanka, 215 people were killed and 449 were injured. the death toll included 35 foreign nationals. the nationalities were USA, Denmark, Pakistan, India, Morocco, China, Japan and Bangladesh.
7 persons have been arrested and an island-wide curfew has been imposed until 6 a.m on Monday morning. Schools throughout the island closed for two consecutive days 22nd and 23rd of April and universities have been temporarily called off. It is not clear if Monday and Tuesday are declared a holiday.
Former Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapakse, currently Sri Lanka’s leader of the Opposition visited the injured in hospitals whilst President Maithripala Sirisena was making a return to the island from Singapore.