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At least 207 people have been killed and 450 [injury / hurt] in separate explosions in Sri Lanka. The government said suicide bombers [were / be] responsible for the bombings. The blasts [took / happened] place in churches and hotels [crossed / across] the country on Sunday. Three churches were attacked [as / was] people were attending religious services for Easter, one of the most [important / importance] occasions in the Christian calendar. Three luxury hotels were also [target / targeted] . Sri Lanka's government has [imposed / composed] a curfew on the country. It asked people to be alert and report anything [suspicious / suspicion] . The government has also blocked social media websites to prevent the [spreads / spread] of misinformation. The government said police have arrested seven suspects.

World leaders have [condoned / condemned] the attacks. Pope Francis said: "I pray for the injured and all [those / them] who are suffering as a result of this dramatic [eventually / event] ." The leader of the Catholic Church in Sri Lanka told the BBC: "It's a very [difficult / difficulty] and a very sad situation for all of us because we never expected [such / this] a thing to happen, especially [in / on] Easter Sunday." US President Donald Trump tweeted: "The United States [offers / offering] heartfelt condolences to the great people of Sri Lanka. We [ / stood] stand ready to help." The president of Turkey called the blasts "an assault on all [of / for] humanity". Sri Lanka's president said he is worried that the violence could create more instability in his country and in its [economical / economy] .

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