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Death toll around 250-260, not 359: Sri Lanka authorities

Megha Jain

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Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday witness the coordinated attacks on three churches and four hotels. Earlier it was speculated that the 8 blasts lead to the death of 359 people. But, Anil Jasinghe the director general of Sri Lanka's health services revising the death toll said that 'It could be 250 or 260. I can't exactly say. There are so many body parts and it is difficult to give a precise figure,'