A fresh explosion has been reported near St Anthony’s Shrine in the Capital Colombo near the church, as a bomb squad tried to defuse it.
The death toll in this unfortunate blasts which disrupted Easter celebrations on Sunday is almost three hundred.
Twenty Four suspects have been arrested.
The country is still in shock after the bombings, which is the deadliest violence since the end of the civil war in two thousand and nine.
Eight explosions ripped through the country on Sunday, as hundreds of worshipers gathered at churches to celebrate Easter Sunday.
The Police are still identifying bodies of victims as relatives grief for the loss of their loved ones.
Amal Jayakody, relative of victim said: “We have lost my wife’s sister and her daughter. It’s two or one kilometer away from our home. We got a call. At that time we went to that area, but we met people didn’t allow us to go inside. Even the police army was not there early morning. We are very, very sad after a long time we have this problem.”
The curfew which was imposed yesterday has now been lifted to allow activities during the day.
According to the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, 35 foreigners from China, the United States, Britain, and Belgium were among those killed.
Explosions were reported three churches and three high-end hotels.
Security has now been beefed up across the country as the State Minister of Defense says all necessary precautions have been taken to keep citizens safe.
Meanwhile, Sri Lankans living in Paris, held a vigil to honour the victims
A 21-year old French/Sri Lankan dual citizen, Suriya Nethrajaya, said: “We want to pay homage to the victims of Sri Lankans (bombings), and we want to tell them that we are with them and we think about them and we pray for them.”
Another French/Sri Lankan dual citizen, Olitha saying: “Because in Sri Lanka there are Christians, Buddhists, Muslims, Hindus; it is a country where you can find any religion. So we are very shocked to hear that something like that happened.”
British Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt says he will offer whatever help is needed.
British Foreign minister, Jeremy Hunt, said”: “Obviously, at the first possible opportunity I will try and speak to my Sri Lankan counterpart to express the condolences that I and everyone in the UK feels about what’s happened, this totally sickening attack. And of course we’ll also be saying that we are there to help them in any way we can through the Department for International Development or the Foreign Office if there’s any help that the UK can give, we would want to give it.”
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.