Another explosion has been reported at the Katuwapitiya Church in Katana this morning (21), stated the Police Media Spokesperson.
At least 35 persons have been injured in the explosion.
Fiver other explosions were reported at the Kochchikade Church in Kotahena, Zion Church in Batticaloa as well as the Shangri-La, the Cinnamon Grand, and the Kingsbury Hotels in Colombo.
Police immediately rushed to all affected areas and sealed off the churches and hotels.
Meanwhile, leave of all police personnel has been cancelled with immediate effect on the orders of the Inspector General of Police.