Rappler's latest stories on Sri Lanka Easter Sunday bombings
'The emergency was declared to deal with the immediate security situation. However, it will not be necessary to extend this any further,' says Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena
Sri Lanka's president issues a proclamation saying that the emergency will continue for another 30 days, citing 'public security'
Ramesh Raju is one of 29 people that media reports say died in the blast at Zion, one of 3 churches and 3 hotels targeted by Jihadist bombers
The series of blasts on Easter Sunday is one of the deadliest attacks in the island nation's history
The Taprobane restaurant at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel was having one of its busiest days of the year for the Easter holiday weekend when the bombing took place
(UPDATED) A series of blasts ripped through several high-end hotels and churches holding Easter services on Sunday, April 21
(7th UPDATE) Documents show that Sri Lanka's police chief issued an intelligence alert to top officers 10 days ago, warning that suicide bombers planned to hit 'prominent churches'