Sources from Colombo made a statement that the death toll in Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bomb attacks has risen to 359, police said on Wednesday. Presently as per report extensive search operations were carried out and several people arrested in connection with the attacks on Tuesday, Police spokesman Ruwan Guansekera said. Gunasekera said, "The number of death now is 359".!
Furthermore, the Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the devastating Easter blasts in Sri Lanka and identified the suicide bombers who were involved in the attacks. Although they have not provided any evidence for their claims. Moreover, it was stated that seven suicide bombers carried out a series of devastating blasts that tore through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, in the country's worst terror attack. Apparently noting that the attacks were carried out by the local extremists, Wijewardene said the death toll in the gruesome bombings had risen to 321, including 38 foreigners.
Reportedly ten Indians were among the people killed in the worst terror attack in Sri Lanka. Accordingly, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe described the Easter Sunday's attacks as "global terrorism reaching Sri Lanka".