Sri Lanka Bombings Live Updates: ISIS Claims Responsibility for Attacks

www.nytimes.com | 4/23/2019 | Staff
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The group has repeatedly called for assaults on churches, particularly since the New Zealand mosque attacks.

The Islamic State claim suggests that the recapture of territory it once held in Syria and Iraq does not mean the group is no longer a threat.

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“We can’t tell you immediately, definitively to whom they had links,” Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said at a news conference. But from the start, he said, “there was suspicion that there were links with ISIS.”

Now, he added, “some of the evidence points to that.”

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“There seems to have been foreign involvement” in the bombings, Mr. Wickremesinghe said, and investigators believe that some of...
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