New Delhi: Three Indians have been killed in a multiple blasts in Colombo, capital city of Sri Lanka, that ripped through the three churches and three hotels during Easter mass on Sunday, confirmed Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj after a talk with her Sri Lankan counterpart Tilak Marapana.
Three Indians who died in a series of blasts were identified as Lakshmi, Nayayan Chandrashekhar and Ramesh.
Ms Swaraj in her series of tweets has said, “Indian High Commission in Colombo has conveyed that National Hospital has informed them about the death of three Indian nationals. Their names are Lakshmi, Narayan Chandrashekhar and Ramesh. We are ascertaining further details.”
As per the reports from news agency IANS, another woman from Kerala PS Razeena, 58, also died in the blasts today. The woman had settled in Dubai.
“We are closely monitoring the situation. Indian citizens in need of assistance or help and for seeking clarification may call the following numbers: +94777903082 +94112422788 +94112422789.” Indian high commission tweeted.
More than 200 people died and around 450 were injured on Sunday in multiple blasts, two of them were done by suicide bombers, in three churches namely St Anthony Church, St Sebastian Church and Zion church including three five-star hotels namely Shangri La
, Cinnamon Grand and Kingsbury where thousands of foreign tourists were staying.