Death toll in Sri Lanka Easter attacks lowered by more than 100
Colombo, Sri Lanka (CNN)The Sri Lankan Health Ministry on Thursday revised the death toll of Easter Sunday's deadly terror attacks, lowering the number of those killed to 253.
That's more than 100 less than the previous death toll, which stood at 359.
In a statement, the health ministry claimed the previous death toll released by the ministry was 290, and not 359 as reported by the media.
A Colombo police spokesman told CNN on Tuesday the death toll had risen to 359.