5 months 15 dead in Islamist hideout raid Manilatimes |World
COLOMBO: Fifteen people, including six children have died during a Sri Lankan security forces operation in the aftermath of the Easter attacks, as three cornered suicide bombers blew themselves up and others were shot dead, police said on Saturday. The three men set off explosives, also killing three women and six children inside what was believed to be a jihadist safe house near the eastern town of Kalmunai on Friday night. “Three other men, also believed to be suicide bombers, were found dead outside the house,” police said in a statement, adding that they had been shot. Police backed by ... more