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At least 22 persons killed and 84 injured in twin bus bomb blasts in Katubedda,Moratuwa and Polgolla,Kandy police said.

20 people were killed and 64 injured in a claymore mine explosion at Katubedda, Mortauwa this morning when a bus plying from Kottawa to Mount Lavinia caught in the blast.2 claymore bombs were also found with in the same time another two locations in Dehiwala and Mount Lavinia.
The second bomb went off targeting a bus at Polgolla in Kandy this evening killing at least 2 and injuring 20 persons.Police was able to arrested the person who is believed to be the culprit fix the bomb.It was not clear yet whether the second bomb was fixed in the bus or road side.Police continues investigations.

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