Father of suspected Sri Lanka bombers arrested

Sri Lankan officials are hunting for more suspects in the deadly bombings, which have led Catholic churches in the area to suspend all public services for fear of more attacks.
0:57 | 04/25/19

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We turn to this race to contain the terror threat in Sri Lanka after those Easter bombings. The father of two of the suspected bombers is now under arrest. ABC's James Longman is there in Colombo with more. Good morning, James. Reporter: Good morning, Cecilia. The hunt goes on here for more suspects as catholic churches suspend all public services for fear of more attacks. Troops are on the street along with 2,000 air force and Navy personnel. A successful businessman has been detained who authorities say helped two of his sons carry out these atrocities. One run a copper enactry where the bombs may have been made, 350 people are confirmed dead and pressure is mounting to explain how it could have missed repeated intelligence warnings. A standoff is brewing with the president asking for the resignation of the defense secretary and police chief, both have yet to do so. There are fears of a backlash against muslims. Dark clouds are still hanging over Sri Lanka.

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