WORLD NOTES SRI LANKA TERROR STRIKES TRAVELERS

The bus to the capital city of Colombo rumbled along a seaside road on its journey from Trincomalee in northeastern Sri Lanka. Not far behind was a bus bound for Kantalai. Passengers in the second bus could not have missed the roar of an explosion that destroyed the Colombo-bound vehicle, hurling some of its victims into the sea. But just minutes later, before those aboard fully realized what had happened, another blast violently ended their journey to Kantalai. The two explosions last week killed at least 22 people. The bus attacks were blamed on Tamil rebels, who want to establish an...

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