Sri Lanka's Roman Catholic leader on Sunday condemned the Easter attacks as ‘an insult to humanity’ as the tense and grief-stricken country marked a week since suicide bombers hit three churches and three luxury hotels.
Sri Lankan community in Qatar on Friday paid homage to their compatriots who were victims of a series of terror attacks last Sunday in Colombo, killing about 253 people and wounding several hundreds.
Authorities lifted a curfew in Sri Lanka on Monday, a day after a string of bombings at churches and luxury hotels across the Indian Ocean island killed 290 people and wounded about 500, but there were warnings more attacks could come.
Divers found Paul McClean's corpse in the mud of a lagoon in the coastal village of Panama, 360 kilometres east of the capital Colombo by road, a police spokesman said.
Qatar Airways has announced it will introduce a fourth daily non-stop service from Doha to Colombo from August 1.