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In photos: Sri Lanka serial blasts

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 23: Sri Lankan military officials stand guard in front of the St. Anthony's Shrine, Kochchikade church after an explosion in Colombo, Sri Lanka April 21,2019.

More than 140 people were killed and over 500 injured in a series of eight explosions in and around Colombo, Sri Lanka, on April 21, 2019, according to a senior official. A police spokesman said that there were blasts at several hotels, including Shangri-La and Kingsbury, and churches as people gathered for Easter services. No one has taken responsibility for the attacks yet. 

(Pictured) Sri Lankan military officials stand guard in front of the St. Anthony's Shrine after the explosion.

© Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters
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