Bomb found in Kochchikade defused

2019-04-22 at 16:40

The Bomb Disposal Squad has diffused a bomb found 50m away from the St Anthony’s Church in Kochchikade.

Police said the Bomb Disposal Squad safely diffused the bomb by causing a controlled explosion.

Police also claim that no fatalities or injuries were reported in the incident reported a short while ago.

Police suspect the van is believed to have been used in yesterday’s attacks.

More than 200 people have died in the explosion reported across the island, while more than 500 people who sustained injuries have been admitted to hospitals for treatment.