Sri Lanka Blasts Live Updates: 8 impacts shake the island country, 215 dead up until this point

Sri Lanka Blasts

At least 207 people have been killed and 450 hurt in explosions at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, police say.

Eight blasts were reported, including at three churches in Negombo, Batticaloa and Colombo’s Kochchikade district during Easter services.

The Shangri-La, Kingsbury and Cinnamon Grand hotels and one other, all in the capital, were also targeted.

A national curfew has been put in place “until further notice” and social media networks have been temporarily blocked.

A foreign ministry official has said at least 27 foreign nationals are among the dead.

he suicide bomber detonated his explosives when police entered a house in a northern suburb of the capital Colombo to carry out a search. 

* Eighth blast hits the suburb of Orugodawatta in Colombo; Police say it was carried out by a suicide bomber and killed three police officers. 

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