Eighth Blast Hits Sri Lanka, Authorities Impose Curfew Across Country - Reports

MOSCOW (Pakistan Point News / Sputnik - 21st April, 2019) An eighth blast has occurred in Sri Lanka after a series of explosions hit the country's churches and hotels on Sunday, local media reported, adding that the country's authorities had declared a curfew across the country.

News 1st media outlet reported that the eighth blast took place at a housing complex in Dematagoda, a suburb of Colombo.

The media also said, citing a presidential secretary, that the curfew was imposed by the government from 6:00 p.m. Sunday to 6:00 a.m. Monday local time (from 12:30 p.m. Sunday to 00:30 a.m. Monday GMT).

The series of blasts killed at least 185 people and injured almost 500 others, according to the news outlet.