Kattankudy is located in eastern Sri Lanka and was the birth place and place of residence for some time of Zaharan Hashim, the suspected mastermind of the bomb attacks.
Hasbullah SH, Korf B: Muslim geographies, violence and the antinomies of community in eastern Sri Lanka. The Geographical Journal,Vol.179, No. 1, March 2013, pp. 32–43, doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4959.2012.00470.x
Picture: The entrance gate to Kattankudy (taken by SH Hasbullah)