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As bombing deaths top 300, grieving Sri Lanka seeks answers

Clip: 04/23/2019 | 3m 29s | Video has closed captioning.

The death toll from Sri Lanka's Easter massacre has risen to 321, as the country observed a national day of mourning Tuesday. Although the Islamic State made an unconfirmed claim of responsibility for the bombings, officials in Colombo blamed a local group and suggested the attacks might have been retaliation for the recent mass killing of Muslims in New Zealand. ITN's Debi Edward reports.

Aired: 04/23/19

Expired: 05/23/19

Rating: NR

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