The devastating terror attack that took place on Sunday’s Easter prayer. Negombo and Batticaloa the cities in Colombo, the heartland of Sri Lanka. The blasts took place simultaneously at various High Profile Hotels and Churches. The deaths count to nearly 290 and more than half-a-thousands hurt with some serious injuries.
The island of 22 million people located at the Southeastern tip of India. Sri Lanka is facing the civil war from the last decade that pitted the Sinhalese Buddhist government against militant fighters. The minority Tamil community pioneered the modern day attacks.
As per the statement by Sri Lanka’s government, they feel that the Intelligence Security marked the breach. Well, it is an even more serious issue to look forward. As of the reports, April 11, police officer(unknown) had issued a warning against some serious attack being planned. In that advisory report the police officer, reportedly mentioned that the radical Islamist group called National Thowheeth Jamaath was planning nationwide attacks.
According to the officials’ report, there are some International Hands behind the blasts. As the blast of such a high scale needs a lot of investment and even months of planning. Sri Lankan Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne condemn the attack but also points the serious concern of the security issue,
The prime minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe has announced the state of emergency from the midnight, which will help police to stop and search for the ones behind it. As of the reports, some leftist has been arrested early in the morning and they are been questioned. Till now, 2 days after the un-human terror attacked no terror group has taken over its responsibility which is even of serious concern about the Sri Lankan government. In Order to identify the culprits between the crowd will be a challenging task for their armed forces.
Different Theories Behind the Attacks
Due to unclear names, many of the experts are coming out with their own theories and interpretation behind the Attacks. one says that nearly 10% of Muslims of 22 million population on the island is very angry by their government as they feel that they have been isolated.
Expert says, due to the continues focus been given to Sinhalese and Tamils for their Good and Bad ways, other minorities groups felt left alone and been unnoticed by their government.
Feasibly the motivation for the attack will come out in the coming hours, days, or weeks. For now, analysts will continue to watch Sri Lanka for signs that their worst days have returned.