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Court orders removal of remains of Sri Lanka suicide bomber from cemetery

by Press Association

Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekare said the court on Friday ordered police to exhume and relocate the head of the suicide bomber buried at Kalliyankadu cemetery in the eastern town of Batticaloa.

The head is the only known remains of the bomber who attacked the Zion church in Batticaloa.

Hundreds of residents including relatives of those killed protested this week against the burial of the remains of the Islamic extremist, who along with others attacked three churches and three luxury hotels on Easter Sunday, killing 263 people.

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