Database of terrorist attacks and related events--Johnston's Archive

Columbo, Sri Lanka--21 April 1987

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 26 November 2017

Date: 21 April 1987

Location: Columbo, Sri Lanka

Type of event: terrorism


Tamil Tigers detonated a bomb at a bus depot in Columbo, Sri Lanka. Casualties numbered 106 dead and 295 injured. This brought a four-day total of 248 killed by Tamil attacks.

Consequences: 106 killed, 295 injured


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