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Bloggers react to Colombo bomblast

Reports of the recent bomb explosion in Colombo trickled in to the Sri Lankan blogosphere today, with veteran political blog Nittewa being the first to pick up the story.

Meanwhile, new comer Moju threw up a thread that got some discussion going, and although this as usual quickly degenerated in to trolling, a few commentors left some good links.

Thank you Advocate, for these youtube videos which feature TV captures of some post blast footage.

Although I've summed up a little of my past experiences with bombs in this post on my personal site,

The actual scene of an explosion is nothing like the glamorous setups you see in movies or on TV. There’s a lot more gore than cinema, and none of the music to keep you psyched. The smell of flesh and fear, entwined, inseparable. A stench that climbs up your nostrils and stays there, lodged between your nose and your mind.

most other Sri Lankan weblogs have been suprisingly quiet on the issue.

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