Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, EAM Sushma Swaraj And Other Indian Leaders Condemn Sri Lanka Blasts And Issue Condolences: All Statements Here

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Following the six tragic blasts in Srilanka on Sunday, where 129 are reported to be killed and around 300 injured, Senior Indian political leaders have shared their prayers and condolences to all the victims of the blast.

Written By Suchitra Karthikeyan | Mumbai | Updated On:


Following the six tragic blasts in Srilanka on Sunday, where 129 are reported to be killed and around 300 injured, Senior Indian political leaders have shared their prayers and condolences to all the victims of the blast.

The Vice President of India, Venkaiah Naidu has tweeted his thought and prayers hoping for a speedy recovery of all the injured persons.

Union Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj has been constantly in touch with the Indian High Commission in Colombo.

She has also shared assistance numbers for Indians in need at Colombo.

Other leaders have also shared their thoughts and prayers, tweeting:

Three churches- St Anthony's Church in Colombo, St Sebastian's Church in the western coastal town of Negombo and another church in the eastern town of Batticaloa and three hotels the Shangrila, the Cinnamon Grand, and the Kingsbury were targetted, killing 129 people and injuring over 300, as per reports.

The blasts occurred at around 8.45 a.m. (local time) as the Easter Sunday masses were in progress, police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said. Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena is reported to the chair a high-level security meeting .
Further details are awaited.

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