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People in Karachi, Pakistan, light candles as they condemn the deadly blasts in Sri Lanka on April 21. (Shahzaib Akber/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock). Attacks on churches and hotels across Sri Lanka on Sunday killed more than 200 people, making them among the deadliest acts of terrorism in the past five years. A look at other recent deadly attacks shows that the Easter Sunday violence stands out in another way, too. The blasts in Sri Lanka were more coordinated and spread out — they occurred across three cities — than similar attacks in recent years, which are often more geographically concentrated. *Explosions in Colombo were reported at St. Anthony’s Shrine, Shangri-La Hotel Cinnamon Grand ... Full story

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