Obama condemns attacks in Sri Lanka as 'an attack on humanity'

Former President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaJesse Jackson calls on Trump to pardon Rod Blagojevich #ObamaWasBetterAt trends after Trump attacks on minority congresswomen Biden says his presidency is not 'a third term of Obama' MORE on Easter Sunday condemned a series of explosions at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka as "an attack on humanity."

"The attacks on tourists and Easter worshippers in Sri Lanka are an attack on humanity," Obama tweeted on Easter Sunday.

"On a day devoted to love, redemption, and renewal, we pray for the victims and stand with the people of Sri Lanka."

At least 207 people were killed in Sri Lanka Sunday after eight bomb blasts hit churches and luxury hotels in and near the nation's capital, the Associated Press reported.

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Hundreds more have been injured in the bombings, which Defense Minister Ruwan Wijewardena described as a terrorist attack by religious extremists, per AP.

Seven suspects have been arrested, although there has been no immediate claim of responsibility.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpEsper sidesteps question on whether he aligns more with Mattis or Trump Warren embraces Thiel label: 'Good' As tensions escalate, US must intensify pressure on Iran and the IAEA MORE offered his condolences as well Sunday, saying that the U.S. is "ready to help!"