Colombo Central Bus Station bombing
|Central Bus Station Bombing|
|Location||Pettah, Colombo, Sri Lanka|
|Date||April 21, 1987 (UTC+5:30)|
|Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam|
The Central Bus Station Bombing was the car bombing of the central bus terminal of Colombo carried out on April 21, 1987 in Pettah, Colombo, Sri Lanka. The 80-pound (36 kg) bomb killed 113 people and left a 10-foot (3 m) crater in the ground.
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