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  Suicide bomb explosion near Sambuddhaloka temple

 

Scenes from the blast site. LTTE motor bike riding suicide bomber rammed into a bus carrying Police personnel at the Lotus road in front of the Sambuddhaloka Viharaya, May 16 at 12.05.p.m. Scenes from the blast site. LTTE motor bike riding suicide bomber rammed into a bus carrying Police personnel at the Lotus road in front of the Sambuddhaloka Viharaya, May 16 at 12.05.p.m. Scenes from the blast site. LTTE motor bike riding suicide bomber rammed into a bus carrying Police personnel at the Lotus road in front of the Sambuddhaloka Viharaya, May 16 at 12.05.p.m. Nine people were killed including 7 Police personnel. Over 90 others including 62 civilians were also reported wounded.

Nine people were killed including 7 Police personnel. Over 90 others including 62 civilians were also reported wounded. The driver of Sports and Recreation Minister Gamini Lokuge was among the dead. Remains of the LTTE suicide bomber's motor bike. Number plate of the  suspected suicide bomber's motor bike

Police and volunteers carry a wounded policeman away from the scene of a bomb explosion. REUTERS/ Nurses treat a man who received injuries during the suicide attack.  (AFP) A nurse treats an injured policeman at the general hospital in Colombo. REUTERS A nurse treats an injured policeman at the general hospital in Colombo. REUTERS

A nurse treats an injured policeman at the general hospital in Colombo. REUTERS A policeman wounded by a bomb explosion waits to be transferred to an eye hospital from the general hospital in Colombo. REUTERS/ Sri Lankan hospital workers attend to a survivor of the LTTE suicide blast. (AFP) Sri Lankan hospital workers attend to a survivor of the LTTE suicide blast. (AFP)

A policeman injured in a suicide bombing, is brought in to the National hospital for treatment in Colombo. (AP Photo) A glass plate protecting a statue of Buddha is damaged at a temple near the scene of the bomb explosion. (Reuters) A wounded woman reacts at the site of a bomb explosion. REUTERS/

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