May 01, 2019

All 9 bombers identified Featured

The Police has released the photographs and details of the suspects involved in the Easter Sunday attack to media.

Accordingly the Police has revealed information on the terrorists who died during the 9 explosions that occurred in 8 locations on 21 April.

However, Police Media Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara stated that DNA tests are being conducted to confirm the identity of the suspects.Police has also arrested the brothers and wives of the suspects.

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Shangri-La attack

Two explosions occurred at Shangri-La Colombo and Mohommed Kasim Mohommed Zahran is responsible for one of the suicide attacks.

His wife and daughter who sustained injuries during the bombings carried out by the suicide bombers at Sainthamaruthu, Kalmunai are being treated at District General Hospital Ampara under Police protection.

Mohommed Ibrahim Ilzam Ahmed who allegedly carried out the second suicide attack at Shangri-La is a resident of Mahawila Park, Dematagoda. His two brothers and father , Mohommed Yusuf Mohommed Ibrahim, are currently detained at Criminal Investigations Division (CID).

Cinnamon Grand attack

The wife of Mohommed Ibrahim Inshaf Ahmed, who carried out the attack on Cinnamon Grand Colombo is also currently under the custody of CID.

Meanwhile, the wife of Mohommed Azam Mohommed Mubaraq who carried out the suicide attack on The Kingsbury Colombo has also been arrested. He was a resident of New York Street, Colombo 02.

Katuwapitiya Church attack

A suspect named Achchimohomudu Mohomudu Hasthu has carried out the attack on Katuwapitiya Church in Negombo, and his wife, Sara, has died during the explosion in Sainthamaruthu. They were residents of A.H.C Road, Walachchena.

Kochchikade attack

The attack on St Anthony's Church in Kochchikade was carried out by Alawdeen Ahmed Muwad. His brother is currently under arrest.

Batticaloa attack

A suspect named Mohommed Nazar Mohommed Azad has carried out the attack on Zion Church in Batticaloa. He is was resident of Cemetry Road , Kaththankudi.

Dehiwala explosion

The explosion at Tropical Inn hotel in Dehiwala has been carried out by a suspect named Abdul Latheef Jameel.

He is was resident of Welamboda , Gampola and CID has arrested his wife and two brothers.

 Dematagoda explosion

The explosion at a house in Mahawila Park, Dematagoda was carried out by a suspect named Fathima Ilham who is a wife of the Shangri-La attacker.