COLOMBO: More than 100 people were killed and 450 injured in bombings
in Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo on Sunday,
targeting three Catholic churches and three five-star hotels on the occasion of Easter.
According to the local media report, this blast was done by targeting
the churches and hotels in Sri Lanka’s capital, Colombo and other cities.
there was a series of explosions in St. Anthony Church of Kochikade in Colombo,
St. Sebastian Church of Katuvapitia and a church in Batticaloa in Colombo
between 8 and 8 in the morning.
Apart from this, there were also explosions in the five-star hotel in Shangri-La,
Cinnamon Grand and Kingsbury, just outside the capital Colombo.
The injured have been admitted to nearby hospitals.
Meanwhile, India’s Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted,
“I have maintained constant contact with the Indian High Commissioner in Colombo.
We are closely monitoring the situation. ”
India is keeping an eye on Sri Lankan situation and has started helpline
for any kind of help to Indians.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Twitter here that
she is in constant touch with the High Commissioner of India in Colombo.
Sri Lanka and the government is keeping the situation under its control.
After the attack in Colombo and Batticaloa, the Indian High Commission has started the
helpline and has advised Indians to contact them on any of these information or help.
These numbers are as follows