Lanka Police Chief, Defence Secretary Told To Quit After Attack: Report

Sources close to President Maithripala Sirisena to declined to be named amid accusations of intelligence failures ahead of the attacks.

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Colombo: 

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has asked the police chief and defence secretary to quit following the Easter Sunday suicide bomb attacks on churches and luxury hotels that killed 359 people, two sources close to the president said on Wednesday.

The sources declined to be named due to the sensitivity of the matter amid accusations within the government of intelligence failures ahead of the attacks.



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