Sri Lanka bomb blast at easter

At least six people were killed and more than 300 injured in a bomb blast near Sri Lanka, Church, and Hotel.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said at a series of blasts in Sri Lanka that I am in constant contact with the Indian High Commissioner in Colombo. We are keeping a close watch on the situation.

Sri Lanka bomb blast

Colombo: There are reports of blasts in many places including Colombo on Easter occasions in Sri Lanka. In the serial blasts in different parts including the church. It is being told that there are explosions in different places in Shrilang. Two people in Colombo blasted during the Easter prayer meeting and 52 people have been killed in the blast near the two hotels. More than 300 people were injured in these serial blasts. It is being told that apart from the church, there are also explosions near two other hotels. The injured have been taken to the hospital.
According to Sri Lankan police, this blast has happened in three churches and three hotels. Police have said that the blast has happened in several luxury hotels and a church, while two other blasts have happened in the church outside Colombo. Actually, this explosion took place when people gathered for church prayer at Easter. There was a crowd outside the church. Police said that the first blast occurred at 8:45 am local time. However, no organization has taken responsibility for this attack so far.

Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said that the explosion took place at the Church during the Easter prayer meeting at 8:45 pm local time. Police said that three churches in the attack - St. Anthony of Colombo, St. Sebastian Church of the West Coast Negombo and a church in Batikloa have been targeted. Three other explosions occurred in Punch Star Hotels-Shangri-La, The Cinamon Grand and The Kingsbury.

Colombo National Hospital spokesman Dr. Samindi Samarkun said that more than 300 people have been admitted to the hospital. A Facebook post made from St. Sebastian Church of Katuvatpuyuya wrote, "Bombs on our cathedral, please come and help.


The Indian Embassy in Sri Lanka has also released helpline numbers for Indian nationals. Tweeted on behalf of Indian Embassy, ​​which states that 'Colombo and Batikloa have reports of explosions. We are keeping an eye on the situation. Indian citizens can contact at these numbers for help or for any information: +94777903082 +94112422788 +94112422789 Apart from Sri Lanka numbers, you can also contact these Indian numbers: +94777902082 +94772234176

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