(London Daily Mail) An explosion rocked Sri Lanka as police opened fire at a suicide vest factory during a raid on suspected terrorists linked to the Easter Sunday massacre.
Shooting erupted between security forces and a group of men in the east of the country during a search operation, a military spokesman said.
The raid took place in the town of Sainthamaruthu, 200 miles from Colombo where 253 people were killed in luxury hotels and churches on Sunday.
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Several of the terror suspects blew themselves up as the authorities opened fire, according to Ada Derana.