PM Imran condemns Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka

02:27 PM | 21 Apr, 2019
PM Imran condemns Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka
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ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan strongly condemned the horrific terrorist attack in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.

The prime minister tweeted that "My profound condolences go to our Sri Lankan brethren. Pakistan stands in complete solidarity with Sri Lanka in their hour of grief."

Earlier, in a tweet, Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal stated that Pakistan condemns the terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka.

He wrote on Twitter: "The people and Government of Pakistan stand by the people and Government of Sri Lanka at this moment of tragedy and against terror."

Earlier today, At least 138 people killed and more than 150 got injured after two churches and several hotels were rocked by explosions on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka.

According to media reports, the first blast was reported from the capital Colombo, while the second hit explosion hit Negombo.

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The blasts hit the two churches as worshippers attended Easter services, police said adding that about six explosions have targetted two churches and several restaurants.

At least 45 people were killed in Colombo, where the explosions hit a church and three hotels Shangri La, Cinnamon Grand and Kingsbury. About 67 people were killed in an attack on a church in Negombo north of the capital, while another 25 dead at a church in Batticaloa, the east town of the country.