An islandwide survey has revealed views prevalent in the country about who was behind the Easter bombing attacks.
Most (53%) believed that the attack was carried out by Sri Lankan extremists who were working with dangerous foreign forces.
Another (30%) believed that the attack was carried out by Sri Lankan extremists who were working with local political forces.
There was another (23% ) who believed that the easter bombing was carried out t by Sri Lankan extremists who were working with both local political forces and dangerous foreign forces
Only 8% believed that it was carried out without the involvement of local political forces . A high percentage, 39%, said they have no opinion or refused to comment.
The poll was conducted by Syndicated Surveys is a survey instrument by Verité Research in October 2023 and was based on an island-wide, nationally representative sample of responses from 1,029 Sri Lankan adults.