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The explosion in the capital of Sri Lanka

March 10 2008

This morning in the shopping district of the capital of Sri Lanka, Colombo, powerful explosion. The bomb, disguised as a flower pot, worked at the entrance to the cinema. Began to receive information about the victims.

According to local police, as a result of the attack killed one person, another three citizens were wounded.

The explosion occurred despite the enhanced security measures in connection with the upcoming elections. The Government has entrusted the responsibility for this and several other recent attacks on separatists from the group, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, which has more than 35 years fighting for the independence of their region, located on the north-east of the island. Elections for local authorities will be held in Sri Lanka today - March 10, reports AFP.

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