Security forces of Sri Lanka

A state of emergency will be valid for one month from June 22 in order to comply with public safety and order.

The President of Sri Lanka Maitripala Sirisena extended for another month the state of emergency imposed after a series of attacks in the country, which killed about 250 people. About it reports the local edition Ada Derana with reference to the official document on Saturday, June 22.

The office of the President circulated a Declaration, signed by the President. The document came into force from today.

Recall that in Catholic Easter Sunday, April 21, in hotels and churches in Sri Lanka were rocked by eight explosions, which killed at least 250 people. About 500 people were injured. After this, the authorities temporarily banned the use of social networks.

Later it was reported that militiamen detained or eliminated all suspects in the attacks on the island.

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