SYDNEY, Australia on Thursday warned more terror
attacks were likely in Sri Lanka, cautioning citizens against visiting the
island nation following the Easter Sunday bombing that claimed 253 lives.
Terrorists are likely to carry out further attacks in Sri Lanka, the
foreign ministry warned in its latest travel advice.
Attacks could be indiscriminate, including in places visited by
foreigners, it said.
Canberra advised Australians to reconsider your need to travel to Sri
Lanka, following similar warnings from Britain, the Netherlands and the
United States since the April 21 bombings.
The US State Department has warned that terrorist groups continue
plotting possible attacks, with targets including tourist locations, places
of worship and airports.
An Australian mother and her 10yearold daughter were among those killed
in the series of bomb blasts that targeted tourists and Christian
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Australian counterterrorism police
would assist Sri Lankan authorities with their investigation.
Tensions remain high in Sri Lanka and a curfew has been put in place across
the island, with authorities still in a desperate search for suspects.
Authorities on Thursday revised down the death toll by more than 100 to
253, admitting some of the badly mutilated bodies had been erroneously
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)