Sri Lanka leader fires intelligence boss after criticism over bombings

FILE PHOTO: Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena speaks during a meeting with the Foreign Correspondents Association at his residence in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Nov. 25, 2018. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte/File Photo

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has fired the country’s chief of national intelligence after he suggested the leader knew about warnings that deadly Easter bombings were in the works. Indian intelligence agents sent several warnings to Sri Lankan authorities that a plot was underway, but Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe have […]

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