President Hamid, PM Hasina condemn Sri Lanka attacks

Bangla Tribune Desk
Published : 14:48, Apr 21, 2019 | Updated : 14:52, Apr 21, 2019

Combination of file photos shows President M Abdul Hamid (left) and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have condemned the series blasts at three churches and three hotels in Sri Lanka that left at least 138 people dead and several hundreds wounded on Sunday.
In a message, President Hamid expressed deep shock at the loss of lives in the blasts and prayed for the early recovery of those wounded.
He conveyed deep sympathy to the government and the people of Sri Lanka.
In another message, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed profound shock and sorrow at the deaths in the attack, according to a message sent to media by the press wing of the Prime Minister’s Office.
She prayed for the eternal peace of the departed souls and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family members.
She also prayed for quick recovery of the injured persons.
At least 138 people were killed and hundreds more hospitalized from injuries in near simultaneous blasts that rocked three churches and three luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, a security official told The Associated Press, in the biggest violence in the South Asian country since its civil war ended a decade ago.