Police Say 49 People Confirmed Dead Following Multiple Explosions: Over 400 Admitted To Hospitals

Police say 49 people have been confirmed dead following multiple explosions that rocked Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. 

Colombo National Hospital says 24 people have been confirmed dead following the explosions in Colombo. 

Meanwhile, sources from Batticaloa said over 25 have died from an explosion in a Christian church in the area. 

Multiple sources added that the death toll could go higher as evacuation efforts are still underway. 

Over 400 people have been admitted to hospital and they remain under close medical observation. 

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