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The missed warnings: How Sri Lankan security forces were first told of the threat on April 4 

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

Security services in Sri Lanka face backlash as its revealed Muslim groups alerted military intelligence officials to Easter Sunday bombers, National Thowheed Jamaath and its leaders, three years ago.
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An Islamic extremist group has been linked to Sri Lanka's Easter attack, and it's a symptom of rising extremism across the country

An Islamic extremist group has been linked to Sri Lanka's Easter attack, and it's a symptom of rising extremism across the country

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

A local Islamist extremist group, the National Thowheed Jamaath, is believed to have orchestrated the deadly attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka that killed almost 300 people.
A senior academic from the South Eastern University of Sri Lanka told INSIDER that extremism has been on the rise in Sri Lanka since the end of the country's brutal civil war in 2009.
There have been instances of violence over the years between Sri Lanka's majority Buddhist and minority Muslim communities.
Sri Lanka's Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne said that international networks likely helped National...
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Here's everything we know about National Thowfeek Jamaath, the terror group Sri Lanka has blamed for the Easter bombings that killed nearly 300 people

Here's everything we know about National Thowfeek Jamaath, the terror group Sri Lanka has blamed for the Easter bombings that killed nearly 300 people

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Sri Lankan Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne said at a news conference that officials believe the local militant group National Thowfeek Jamaath is responsible for the Easter bombings that killed nearly 300 people on Sunday.
No group has yet admitted to carrying out the bombings, which hit churches and hotels in Sri Lanka.
NTJ is a little known group that was created at least three years ago. It was reportedly linked to vandalism that targeted Buddhist temples last year.
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