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Bus explosion kills people in Sri Lanka

A bomb in a passenger bus in northern Sri Lanka killed at least three passengers and wounded 35 others.

The bomb went off Monday night as the bus was traveling near the town of Vavuniya, about 210 kilometers 30 miles) north of the capital Colombo, the Defense Ministry's information center said. The bus was heading from the northwestern Mannar district to Colombo.

More details were not immediately available.