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Multiple bombings of churches and hotels in Colombo and nearby. I’m at Bandaranaike airport right now and only heard minutes ago.

Utterly horrible news.
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Hope you're safe but SL has a terrible history of this sort of shit.
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My sister arrived in Sri Lanka last night. :?
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Terrible.
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This is bad news
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Ghost-Of-Nepia wrote:My sister arrived in Sri Lanka last night. :?
Although, looking at her itinerary, hopefully she was already on the way to her meeting point for her tour in Negombo...
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Ghost-Of-Nepia wrote:
Ghost-Of-Nepia wrote:My sister arrived in Sri Lanka last night. :?
Although, looking at her itinerary, hopefully she was already on the way to her meeting point for her tour in Negombo...
The other sister just heard back from her, and apparently she's just heard about it, so it sounds like she was at least not at the three targeted hotels.
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Ignore me talking to myself...
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Ghost-Of-Nepia wrote:Ignore me talking to myself...
Who said that?

Seriously though, I'm glad your sister is safe. Watching this on the news now. I'm still no closer to understanding how people can commit such horror. :(
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fudge me, what hell is wrong with people!

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Any idea which group of ideology infested fvckstains is behind this attack?
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merlin the happy pig wrote:Any idea which group of ideology infested fvckstains is behind this attack?
https://www.news18.com/news/world/sri-l ... _top_pos_1

"Two of the six attacks that rocked Sri Lanka this morning are reportedly to be have been carried out by suicide bombers. The attack at Shangri La hotel was carried out by suicide bomber Zahran Hashim, while Abu Mohammad has been identified as the attacker at the Batticalao church. "
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Ghost-Of-Nepia wrote:
Ghost-Of-Nepia wrote:My sister arrived in Sri Lanka last night. :?
Although, looking at her itinerary, hopefully she was already on the way to her meeting point for her tour in Negombo...
Here's hoping she is safe.


EDIT: just saw your next post.
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Just had four fabulous weeks in Sri Lanka revisiting my childhood and catching up with a lot of old family friends. Beautiful country and lovely, gentle people who have come out of a terrible period. They will be petrified that it is going to start again.
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Kiwias wrote:
Ghost-Of-Nepia wrote:
Ghost-Of-Nepia wrote:My sister arrived in Sri Lanka last night. :?
Although, looking at her itinerary, hopefully she was already on the way to her meeting point for her tour in Negombo...
Here's hoping she is safe.


EDIT: just saw your next post.
She had considered checking out a church in Negombo this morning, but went with a few of her tour group members to the beach instead. Sounds like that church was one of the three bombed. Never has the beach looked so enticing in hindsight!
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Two more explosions have been reported. f**king terrible.
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Yeah I'm just going to ask the question....

Returned Isis fighters?
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Ghost-Of-Nepia wrote:
Ghost-Of-Nepia wrote:My sister arrived in Sri Lanka last night. :?
Although, looking at her itinerary, hopefully she was already on the way to her meeting point for her tour in Negombo...
One of the churches bombed was in Negombo. To close a call for comfort
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Working Class Rugger wrote:Two more explosions have been reported. f**king terrible.
At least 200 dead and at least 500 injured apparently.
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What utter fücking scum these bombers are.
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nardol wrote:Yeah I'm just going to ask the question....

Returned Isis fighters?
Yep looks like it was done by Islamic terrorists.
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Anonymous. wrote:
Ghost-Of-Nepia wrote:
Ghost-Of-Nepia wrote:My sister arrived in Sri Lanka last night. :?
Although, looking at her itinerary, hopefully she was already on the way to her meeting point for her tour in Negombo...
One of the churches bombed was in Negombo. To close a call for comfort
2km away from her hotel, apparently.
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Anonymous. wrote:
Working Class Rugger wrote:Two more explosions have been reported. f**king terrible.
At least 200 dead and at least 500 injured apparently.
The kind of horrible plum you have to be to be able to justify murdering/maiming hundreds of people in this manner astonishing.
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This is just beyond words. What the fuuck do these cuunts from killing innocent people.
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Ghost-Of-Nepia wrote:
Anonymous. wrote:
Ghost-Of-Nepia wrote:
Ghost-Of-Nepia wrote:My sister arrived in Sri Lanka last night. :?
Although, looking at her itinerary, hopefully she was already on the way to her meeting point for her tour in Negombo...
One of the churches bombed was in Negombo. To close a call for comfort
2km away from her hotel, apparently.
So you're in contact with your sister? Hope she's found somewhere safe to hold up.
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Anonymous. wrote:
Working Class Rugger wrote:Two more explosions have been reported. f**king terrible.
At least 200 dead and at least 500 injured apparently.
How can someone ever get out onto their head that this is in any way a good thing to do? How can you have so much hatred? f**king religions are shit-the perfect vehicle for dehumanizing other groups and allowing this sort of mass murder.
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I'm guessing they had a double motive. Bomb churches and attack tourists (Sril Lanka being a popular tourist destination). Horrible horrible plums.

Edit - there goes Sri Lanka's tourism industry :(
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Working Class Rugger wrote:
Ghost-Of-Nepia wrote:
Anonymous. wrote:
Ghost-Of-Nepia wrote:
Ghost-Of-Nepia wrote:My sister arrived in Sri Lanka last night. :?
Although, looking at her itinerary, hopefully she was already on the way to her meeting point for her tour in Negombo...
One of the churches bombed was in Negombo. To close a call for comfort
2km away from her hotel, apparently.
So you're in contact with your sister? Hope she's found somewhere safe to hold up.
Yep, she's just hanging at their hotel - the tour takes them away from Colombo/Negombo, so provided it's still going ahead, I think she's risking it.
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Ghost-Of-Nepia wrote:
Kiwias wrote:
Ghost-Of-Nepia wrote:
Ghost-Of-Nepia wrote:My sister arrived in Sri Lanka last night. :?
Although, looking at her itinerary, hopefully she was already on the way to her meeting point for her tour in Negombo...
Here's hoping she is safe.


EDIT: just saw your next post.
She had considered checking out a church in Negombo this morning, but went with a few of her tour group members to the beach instead. Sounds like that church was one of the three bombed. Never has the beach looked so enticing in hindsight!
Lucky them. Still sucks for all the victims.
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Anonymous. wrote:
Working Class Rugger wrote:Two more explosions have been reported. f**king terrible.
At least 200 dead and at least 500 injured apparently.
Terrible. Wtf us going through the heads of those committing such acts?

:((
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nardol wrote:Yeah I'm just going to ask the question....

Returned Isis fighters?
Not as likely as the possibility that they'll claim responsibility for it at some point.

Word from the Sri Lankans 'in the know' is that the JVP (filthy commies) are getting a lot of fingers pointed at them already. Internal politics seems to be the first thing they're thinking of.
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Turbogoat wrote:
nardol wrote:Yeah I'm just going to ask the question....

Returned Isis fighters?
Not as likely as the possibility that they'll claim responsibility for it at some point.

Word from the Sri Lankans 'in the know' is that the JVP (filthy commies) are getting a lot of fingers pointed at them already. Internal politics seems to be the first thing they're thinking of.

There was warnings over the last two weeks of possible Islamic attacks. You’re aware of that right ?
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Utterly cowardly.
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One of the more accessible people who know about the security issues in Sri Lanka is Amarnath Amarasingam https://twitter.com/AmarAmarasingam, who is probably going to be one of the more reasoned voices on this as things unfold.
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Fat Old Git wrote:
Anonymous. wrote:
Working Class Rugger wrote:Two more explosions have been reported. f**king terrible.
At least 200 dead and at least 500 injured apparently.
Terrible. Wtf us going through the heads of those committing such acts?

:((
Their arses.

Fxcking sick bastards.
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Not even two pages yet. :shock:
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Damn , I was vaguely looking at a trip to Sri Lanka next year.
Hope this is not a prelude to more problems.

"Globus mode" --I want to see the place my family had a Coffee farm in the 1870's.
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So the Sri Lankan PM has said they had no advance warning or idea that the attacks were going to occur.

NTJ may be the local group with the most ability/motive/organization to pull off something of this size, but the local security forces have generally been keeping pretty close eyes on them, and you'd think even increased activity would have been noted if they were responsible.
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fatcat wrote:Not even two pages yet. :shock:
Notre Dame is more newswor5hy and will get more money no doubt.
Strange world we live in.
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c69 wrote:
fatcat wrote:Not even two pages yet. :shock:
Notre Dame is more newswor5hy and will get more money no doubt.
Strange world we live in.
I was thinking more in comparison to the Christchurch slayings. And yes it is.
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