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Improvised Pipe Bomb Near Colombo Airport Defused By Sri Lanka Air Force

A 'homemade' pipe bomb had been found late Sunday on a road leading towards the main terminal of Colombo airport.

Airforce spokesperson Group Captain Gihan Seneviratne said the IED was believed to be locally manufactured. AP Photo

An improvised pipe bomb discovered close to Colombo's main airport was successfully defused by the Sri Lanka airforce.

A police source told AFP that a "homemade" pipe bomb had been found late Sunday on a road leading towards the main terminal, which remains open with heavy security after deadly attacks on churches and hotels.

Airforce spokesperson Group Captain Gihan Seneviratne said the IED was believed to be locally manufactured.

(AFP)

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