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Pompeo visits St Anthony’s Church in Colombo; pays tribute to victims of Easter attacks

Colombo, October 28: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday visited the St Anthony's Church in north Colombo, one of the three churches devastated by the horrific Easter Sunday attacks in 2019, and paid tributes to the victims of the deadly terror strikes.Nine suicide bombers belonging to the local Islamist extremist group National Thawheed Jamaat linked to ISIS carried out a series of devastating blasts that tore through three churches and as many luxury hotels on the Easter Sunday last year, killing 258 people, including 11 Indians and five...