In Kochchikade neighborhood near St. Anthony's Church after a car bomb was found parked close-by. It was detonated later that day, with no casualties but the perimeter was extended for safety
Shards of glass on the pavement after a second explosion near St. Anthony's Church
“Jesus Saves” on the back of a tuktuk in the Kochchikade neighborhood where the majority of victims of the St. Anthony’s church bombing were killed. The targeted demographics were Christians and tourists
White flags hung to symbolize sorrow in front of St.Anthony’s Church
Police try to keep onlookers back as the bodies of those killed in the bomb explosion are laid out in front of St. Anthony's Church to be identified by family members on the spot
A policeman looks on as a distraught man is lead away after viewing the body of his wife , killed in the bomb explosion on April 21, 2019. All the intact bodies were laid out in front of the church to be identified by family members before heading to the morgue
People wait patiently in line in order to identify the bodies of missing family , friends and neighbors killed in the bomb explosion. Intact bodies had been laid out in front of St. Anthony's Church to be identified before being brought to the morgue
Neighbors and reporters in a building overlooking the site of St. Anthony's Church in Colombo, Sri Lanka
The onlookers near the site of St. Anthony's Church bombing
A statue of St. Anthony at the entrance to the Kochchikade neighborhood the site of one of the deadliest suicide bombs
Policemen and Health Inspectors inside St. Seabstian's Church in Negombo,Sri Lanka , conducting an inquest on April 23rd, 2019. The church was one of the eight targeted attacks in Easter Sunday.
The death and funeral notice of Loganathan Ramesh, 31 yrs old, who died on April 21,2019 in the St.Anthony's Bomb explosion on easter Sunday. The notices are placed around the neighborhood, so that friends and relatives can pay their respects
The viewing of the body of deceased, Loganathan Ramesh, 31 yrs old, who died on April 21,2019 in the St.Anthony's Bomb explosion on easter Sunday. Family and friends gather to pay respects along with his widow (pictured center) Srirangan Sumithra , 28 yrs old, as she mourns in their home.
Family and friends mourn as they walk behind the casket deceased, Loganathan Ramesh, 31 yrs old, who died on April 21,2019 in the St.Anthony's Bomb explosion. The casket will be taken to the local church for blessings and then on to the cemetery for burial.