Telecom and sports minister Harin Fernando tweeted out pictures of an internal police memo warning about an NTJ bomb attack, but experts are sceptical.
From India's Kashmir issue to Myanmar's persecution of Muslim Rohingyas, South Asia remains a volatile sub-continent teetering on a very dangerous precipice.
Although no group has claimed responsibility for the bombings yet, officials revealed they were warned that NTJ had been planning such terror attacks.
The Sri Lankan government said it won't disclose the details of the 24 arrested suspects to prevent them from getting publicity.
Following a series of blasts, top tourist spots remained closed while several bigger hotels in Colombo put in place rigorous security checks.
The four Karnataka leaders were staying at Colombo's Shangri-La hotel, one of the sites that was attacked in the Easter Sunday terror strikes on Sri Lanka.
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Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has sought assistance from security officials abroad to ‘check foreign links’ of attackers.
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