At least 207 people were killed and a further 450 were injured after eight explosions rocked hotels and churches in and around Colombo on Sunday.

The Sri Lankan government has temporarily blocked social media throughout the country while security forces operations are underway.

According to reports, the victims include at least 35 foreigners, with Britons, Americans as well as nationals from Turkey, China, Portugal and the Netherlands being among them.

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