New information uncovered on Easter attacks

Police say it has identified another training facility maintained by the Easter Sunday bombers.

Speaking during a media briefing in Colombo Police Media Spokesperson Superintendent of Police Jaliya Senaratne said the training facility in Sampur was identified after information was obtained through a suspect held under detention orders.

He said Terrorist Investigation Division has uncovered several new information by interrogating suspects apprehended over the bombings.

SP Jaliya Senaratne also confirmed they have uncovered new information pertaining to a facility maintained by an extremist group in Puttalam. He said a number of events have been held at the said location.

The Police Spokesperson noted that the TID is conducting further investigation pertaining to the incident.

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