Lanka confident no threat from IS militants despite Bangladesh attack

160103100940_isis_640x360_afp_nocreditThe Government says it is confident there is no threat from Islamic State (IS) militants to the country despite the recent attack in Bangladesh.

Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera said the Government was very concerned over the recent attacks in several parts of the world involving IS militants.

He said the intelligence service in Sri Lanka was on alert but so far there was no threat from IS to Sri Lanka. (Colombo Gazette)