Sri Lanka blocks social media after Church, hotel blasts

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka has blocked social media platforms including whatsapp and viber after blasts at Catholic Churches in three location and hotels in the capital Colombo.

Authorities said it was done to prevent the spread of false information.

Two more blasts were heard in Dehiwala and Dematagoda, where at least four more people died.

No group has claimed responsibility.

Sri Lanka has blocked social media in the past. (Colombo/Apr21/2019-SB)


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