US Embassy in Sri Lanka warns against visiting places of worship

US Embassy in Sri Lanka warns against visiting places of worship
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The U.S. Embassy in Sri Lanka on Thursday warned against visiting places of worship, saying that additional attacks could occur beginning this weekend. 

"Sri Lankan authorities are reporting that additional attacks may occur targeting places of worship," the embassy tweeted on Thursday.

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"Avoid these areas over the weekend, starting tomorrow, April 26th through Sunday, April 28th. Continue to remain vigilant and avoid large crowds," it added. 

The warning follows attacks last Sunday on Easter worshippers and hotel guests that killed more than 300 people in in the island nation. At least four Americans were killed in the attacks. 

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