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Intelligence services and military remains vigilant on IS
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Army Media Spokesperson Brigadier Jayanath Jayaweera stated that the intelligence and the military are vigilant about the activities of IS militants.

 He expressed these views when our news team enquired about the attack on a cafe in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

20 hostages, majority of which were foreigners, were killed in the attack.

However, two Sri Lankans among those held hostage were rescued.

When enquired from the Defense Secretary Karunasena Hettiarachchi, he stated that Sri Lanka has been vigilant of any potential threats for the last seven months.

Details of a Sri Lankan IS militant who died in Syria were also reported recently. 

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