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Sri Lanka president dismisses security officials

Sri Lanka president dismisses security officials

Update: 2019-04-24
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Sri Lanka's president has replaced the country's defence secretary and taken steps to dismiss the police chief, three days after a series of suicide bombings killed more than 350 people. The authorities are facing criticism because they failed to act on intelligence which warned of possible attacks.

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Picture: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena. Credit: Lakruwan Wanniarachchi/AFP/Getty Images.
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Sri Lanka president dismisses security officials

Sri Lanka president dismisses security officials

BBC World Service