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Sri Lanka stunned by 'unprecedented' deadly Easter attacks

Clip: 04/22/2019 | 4m 7s Video has closed captioning.

A wave of suicide bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday has the country grieving, on edge and under a national emergency. At least 290 people died in the attack, which the government blamed on a little-known Jihadist group. Police arrested multiple suspects and worked to disarm additional bombs, as officials admitted they had ignored warnings of an attack weeks before. Judy Woodruff reports.

Aired: 04/22/19

Rating: NR

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