Colombo On High Alert After Reports Of Lorry And Van Carrying Explosives

Sri Lanka Bombings: The alert came as Sri Lanka observed a day of national mourning for over 320 people killed in a series on blasts on Easter Sunday.

Colombo On High Alert After Reports Of Lorry And Van Carrying Explosives

Sri Lanka Bombings: Police stations in Sri Lanka capital Colombo are on high alert (File Photo)

Colombo:

Sri Lanka on Tuesday placed all police stations in Colombo on high alert as police were hunting for an unidentified container truck and a van, believed to be carrying explosives.

A warning issued by the Director of Security at the Colombo Harbour said intelligence had found information that an unidentified container truck and a van carrying a potential explosive device was heading towards Colombo.

Search operations are currently underway at the Colombo Harbour for the potential threat.

The alert came as the island nation observed a day of national mourning for over 320 people killed in a series on blasts on Easter Sunday.