Politics 215 killed, around 500 injured as blasts hit churches, luxury hotels on Easter in Sri Lanka Updated : April 22, 2019 07:24 AM IST Soon after the eighth blast, the government imposed curfew with immediate effect. President Maithripala Sirisena has appealed for calm. The Indian High Commission in Colombo said that it was closely monitoring the situation in Sri Lanka. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.