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Watch: Massive Blast Near Sri Lanka Church As Bomb Squad Tried To Defuse Parked Van

makeAhistory.comThe terror attack crisis targeting Christians in Sri Lanka appears to be ongoing, keeping the country in fear as more bombs are located and police continue to hunt down the plotters. The country remains in a state of national emergency, with major social media platforms cut as authorities say they are clamping down on "disinformation". 

On Monday police attempted to defuse another bomb found in a van parked near St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Colombo — one of three Christian sites targeted during Easter services on Sunday — after a series of eight bombings took 290 lives and injured many hundreds more. Dramatic video shows what local media said was a controlled explosion by police, but which may have been a failed attempt to defuse the bomb.

A bomb tech can be seen sprinting from the vehicle just as it explodes in the Reuters footage below: 

The footage shows a powerful explosion ripping through a parked white van sending

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