People around the world are honoring the victims of the Sri Lanka bombings that killed more than 300 people

People from around the world paid their respects to the victims of the Sri Lanka bombings.
The attacks at churches and luxury hotels shook the region on Easter Sunday, killing more than 300 people.
The coordinated attacks were linked to a local militant group.
Sri Lankan police have arrested dozens of suspects in connection with the blasts.

People from around the world paid their respects to the victims of the Sri Lanka bombings, which killed more than 300 people and injured hundreds of others.
A series of bombings erupted across Sri Lanka on Sunday, targeting luxury hotels and churches during the Easter holiday. Churches in Kochchikade, Negombo, Batticaloa, and Katuwapitiya were targeted, along with several of the capital's most expensive hotels: The Shangri La, Cinnamon Grand and Kingsbury.
The coordinated attacks were linked to a local militant group, and were the worst the country has seen since the end of its civil war a decade ago. Sri Lankan police have arrested dozens of suspects in connection with the blasts, The New York Times reported.
Sri Lanka's Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed dozens of foreigners were killed and injured in the blasts, including at least two Americans.
The US President Donald Trump, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and Pope Francis offered messages of support as thousands of people around the world gathered to pay their respects.
Here's how people around the world paid tribute to the victims:On Tuesday, Sri Lanka observed a nationwide three minutes of silence to honor victims of the attacks.
Tweet Embed: //twitter.com/mims/statuses/1120523844366811136?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw #SriLanka observes three minutes of silence for victims of recent blasts pic.twitter.com/Unzy1Ep9yU
The silence began at 8:30 a.m., local time.
The first memorial services for the victims are expected to take place on Tuesday, The Guardian reports.
The Eiffel Tower in Paris went dark in solidarity with Sri Lanka early Monday morning.
Tweet Embed: //twitter.com/mims/statuses/1119990376088125440?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Ce soir, je m'éteindrai dès 00h00 pour rendre hommage aux victimes des attentats du Sri Lanka

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