Bomb Explosion in Bus@Piliyandala Sri Lanka; 26 Killed, 62 Injured(updated 4/27)

The bomb that exploded in a crowded bus in the suburban town of Piliyandala,  on Friday  (4/25) in Sri Lanka  was packed with steel balls and was designed to cause maximum damage said the Government analysts department.

26 people were killed and over 62 people have suffered injuries, and are being treated in hospitals.  The targeted bus has been waiting to leave for Kahapola . 

Today’s (4/27) news reports said quoting officials that the bomb had been placed on the hood rack above the third seat behind the driver but they were  not yet certain whether there was a timing device.

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