The Easter morning turned out to be quite a sad one for the people in Sri Lanka as a string of blasts hit a couple of hotels and at least three churches at 8.45 am. The blasts took place in Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo which claimed the lives of at least 129 people and injured more than 400. Sri Lankan police spokesperson Ruwan Gunasekera confirmed the news via a tweet. Ever since the world heard about the news, tweets started pouring from all over the globe condoling the incident. This also included the Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma who sent their thoughts and prayers via social media. Sri Lanka Serial Bomb Blasts: Helpline Numbers Issued For Indians Seeking Assistance In Colombo And Other Places.
Virat Kohli took to Twitter and wrote, “Shocked to hear the news coming in from Sri Lanka. My thoughts and prayers go out to everyone affected by this tragedy. #PrayForSriLanka.” Rohit Sharma’s tweet read, “Thoughts and prayers with Sri Lanka. Such a beautiful country.” Check out their tweets below: Serial Blasts In Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, Churches And Hotels Hit; Nearly 129 People Dead, Over 400 Injured.
Shocked to hear the news coming in from Sri Lanka. My thoughts and prayers go out to everyone affected by this tragedy. #PrayForSriLanka
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) April 21, 2019
Thoughts and prayers with Sri Lanka. Such a beautiful country.
— Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) April 21, 2019
The first explosions were reported at St Anthony’s Church in Colombo and St Sebastian’s in the town of Negombo just outside the capital.“A bomb attack to our church, please come and help if your family members are there,” read a post in English on the Facebook page of the St Sebastian’s Church at Katuwapitiya in Negombo.