More than one day after the suicide bombardment of Sri Lanka's Easter Resurrection claiming the lives of almost 300 people, little has been said or said about the militant group of government officials blaming the violence .
Many media reports have been mentioned Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne said on Monday that an intriguing organization called National Thowfeek Jamaath was behind the blasts that lamented the churches and luxury hotels yesterday within and around Colombo – the capital and largest city of Sri Lanka.
But officials from the island nation on the coast of India have not yet made evidence to directly bite the group into bombings. Officials in The Wall Street Journal said they suspected information received from an unnamed foreign government under the leadership of the attacks, stating that the National Thowfeek Jamaath was planning acts of violence. But those warnings, they added, were not clear enough to act.
Although spelling of the group appears to have formed a congressional agreement between the international news media, with its translation translations appearing in reports as everything from the Countries Thawahid Age to National Thawheed Jama & # 39; ut.
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And adding to the confusion: no militant group of claims claims responsibility for Sri Lanka's bombings. The Associated Press said that Senaratne said that any group that has committed attacks is likely to have assistance from outside the country ̵
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said that at midnight tonight, the country's military will be given the power of war time in order to arrest and detain suspect bomb explosions. The Associated Press reports 24 people in custody for inquiry, but their names, ages and affiliates are not clear.
Anne Speckhard, director of the International Center for Violent Extremism Study, in the New York Times National Thowfeek Jamaath's mission was to bring hate, fear and division through the spread of the international movement jihadist.
This group originated in 2009 on the east coast of Sri Lanka and became known for the destruction of Buddhist statues and suppression of religious tensions, according to The Wall Street Journal In March 2017, the group was involved in a clash in the village of Kattankudy with a Muslim competitor – near one of Sunday's church bomb sites – left three hospitals and resulted in 10 arrests, the New York Times says, citing a report of local media.
The Indian Express website claims that the group was formed in Kattankudy and pushed Sharia law into the region.
But Easter Sunday The bombings represent a new – and radical – the escalation of violence for the National Thowfeek Jamaath and its supporters.
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"This attack has had a lot of planning, shocking for a group that has not yet heard," Raffaello Pantucci , a member of the London-based Royal United Services Institute for the Defense and Security Studies think tank, at The Wall Street Journal. "I suspect that there is an external link, and the Islamic State or Al Qaeda are the obvious suspects."
Researchers in the newspaper also said that Christians and Westerners were growing in attacks by extremists in Asia and Africa.