u s india warned sri lanka weeks before easter terror attacks

U.S., India Warned Sri Lanka Weeks Before Easter Terror Attacks


COLOMBO, Sri Lanka—Sri Lankan authorities said an international terror group likely supported an obscure local Islamist group in carrying out a series of bombings that killed at least 290 people on Easter Sunday, weeks after the government had received warnings from the U.S. and India about a possible attack.

Government officials of this island nation said some of the suicide bombers and others arrested were linked to an obscure radical Islamist group known as National Thowheeth Jamath, a group the government singled out to…