An inside view of St Anthony’s Shrine in Kochchikade, Colombo after one of the blasts [Chamila Karunarathne/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images]

A number of countries have expressed shock and condemnation over the deadly blasts in churches and hotels in Sri Lanka that have left more than 150 people dead and hundreds of others wounded.

Tens of foreign nationals were feared to have been killed in the near-simultaneous blasts, which targetted Catholic church worshippers on Easter Sunday as well as luxury hotels in the heart of the capital Colombo.

A hospital source in Colombo told AFP news agency that American, British and Dutch citizens were among those killed in the six blasts, without giving their details.

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned the “horrific blasts” and

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