President, PM condemn Sri Lanka attacks

United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Published: 20:10, Apr 21,2019 | Updated: 13:11, Apr 22,2019


President Abdul Hamid, and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. — New Age file photo

The Bangladesh president, Abdul Hamid, and the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina on Sunday strongly condemned the series blasts at three churches and three hotels in Sri Lanka that left at least 207 people dead and scores injured.
In a message, Abdul Hamid expressed deep shock at the loss of lives in the blasts and prayed for the early recovery of the injured ones, according to officials at Bangabhaban.
He conveyed deep sympathy to the government and the people of Sri Lanka.
In another message, Sheikh Hasina expressed profound shock and sorrow at the loss of lives in the blasts, 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 families.
She also prayed for quick recovery of the injured people.
At least 207 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.

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