According to Business Insider, the BBC has reported that the President of Sri Lanka said the ringleader of the Sri Lanka Easter Sunday bombings died in one of the attacks.

Zahran Hashim has been identified as the mastermind of the attacks on churches and hotels in three Sri Lankan cities, which have claimed the lives of some 250 so far.

President Maithripala Sirisena said Hashim died in the bombing of the Shangri-La Hotel in Colombo, a popular hub for tourists, along with another bomber, Ilham Ibrahim.

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