COLOMBO: The deadly
bombings that struck Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday have led many foreign visitors
to stay away from the island nation.
The Lonely Planet
travel guide named Sri Lanka as its top nation for travelers in 2019. The
country is known for its beautiful beaches, ancient ruins, wildlife and parks.
But on April 21, more
than 250 people were killed in several bomb attacks at hotels and churches.
Among the dead were 45 foreigners, including visitors from China, India, the
United States and Britain. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility
for the blasts.
Since the attacks,
foreign tourism has dropped sharply.
Sri Lankan travel
officials say many foreigners who were …read more
Source: The Frontier Post