More Details On The Sri Lanka Bombers Emerges

Daily Mail: Father and two brothers of Sri Lankan bomb plot mastermind were killed in safe house shootout with police that saw 15 dead

* Zainee Hashim, Rilwan Hashim and their father Mohamed Hashim were killed
* A raid earlier this week saw police engage in an intense shootout in Ampara
* Security measures led authorities to close Catholic churches across Sri Lanka

The father and two brothers of the suspected mastermind of Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings were killed when security forces stormed their safe house two days ago, police sources and a relative of the suicide bombers told Reuters on Sunday.

Zainee Hashim, Rilwan Hashim and their father Mohamed Hashim, who were seen in a video circulating on social media calling for all-out war against non believers, were among 15 killed in a fierce gun battle with the military on the east coast on Friday, four police sources said.

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More News On The Sri Lanka Easter Bombers

Sri Lankan security forces clash with Islamic State loyalists -- Long War Journal
After grief and chaos, picture of Sri Lanka bombers emerges -- Stars and Stripes/AP
Father, two brothers of suspected Sri Lanka bombings mastermind killed in gun battle -- Reuters
Sri Lanka bomb suspect's sister fears 18 relatives dead after attacks -- CNN
Sri Lanka attacks: Relatives of key suspect Zahran Hashim killed -- BBC
Sri Lankans attend Mass at home with churches shut down after bombings -- FOX News
Sri Lanka: churches shut as worshippers mourn one week after bombings -- The Guardian
Sri Lanka bans all face coverings to prevent terrorists hiding their identity a week after Easter suicide bombings -- Daily AFP/AP
East Sri Lanka on edge after Easter bombers linked to region -- FOX News/AP

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