The Shangri-La Hotel here is set to reopen today, seven weeks after the high-end facility was extensively damaged in deadly terror attacks that killed more than 250 people who were celebrating Easter on April 21.
Three locally made bombs and 100 grams of ammonia have been found buried in a backyard of a mosque in a Sri Lankan district, the police said.
Among the 2017 people died in Sri Lanka serial blasts include three Indians, confirms MEA Sushma Swaraj.
More than 130 people were killed and hundreds wounded following near-simultaneous blasts at three Sri Lankan churches and three hotels frequented by foreigners.
According to tweets on micro-blogging site Twitter, a bomb explosion has been reported at the Kochchikade Church in Kotahena.
Easter Mass will be celebrated in St Peter's Square on April 21st at 10 am this year.