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Sri Lanka PM admits shortcomings for Easter Sunday bombings

Coordinated suicide bombers struck 3 churches and 3 hotels, killing more than 250 people and leaving hundreds injured.

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has admitted that serious shortcomings led to the Easter Sunday bombings, which left more than 250 people dead.

Appearing before the Parliamentary Select Committee investigating the attacks, he accepted that his fallout with the president had also been a factor.

Al Jazeera’s Minelle Fernandez reports.