Sri Lanka bombings: ‘I invited the bomber into the church’


Brother Stanley was the pastor accountable for the Zion church within the Mattakalappu space of Sri Lanka when the bombing occurred.

Chatting with BBC Tamil, he recollects assembly the suspected bomber outdoors the church and alluring him inside after he had enquired at what time the Easter service would start.

The bombings focused church buildings that have been packed full for the Easter vacation, in addition to lodges well-liked with vacationers.

Sri Lankan authorities blamed an area Islamist extremist group, Nationwide Tawheed Jamath, for the assaults, though the Islamic State group (IS) has additionally claimed it performed a task.

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