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Sri Lanka Bombers Were Inspired By Islamic State

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The Wall Street Journal

Sri Lanka Identifies 8 of 9 Easter Bombers

Authorities say perpetrators of attacks were from country’s middle- and upper-middle classes


By Niharika Mandhana and Jon Emont

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka—Authorities are starting to piece together profiles of the Easter bombing perpetrators, a group of well-off Sri Lankans police say includes two sons of a merchant family and a woman who detonated a bomb that killed herself and two of her children along with three police officers closing in on them.

 

Read more: https://www.wsj.com/articles/sri-lanka-bombers-were-inspired-by-islamic-state-government-says-11556090824?mod=hp_lead_pos4