Bomb blasts in Sri Lanka: Actress Radikaa had a narrow escape
Kollywood actress Radika Sarathkumar had a narrow escape from the bomb blasts in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. The actress took to twitter and expressed shock on the serial blasts in Sri Lanka.
Radikka was in Sri Lanka and had taken accommodation at Cinnamon Grand Hotel. The hotel was bombed minutes after she left.
“OMG bomb blasts in Sri Lanka, god be with all. I just left Colombo Cinnamon grand hotel and it has been bombed, can’t believe this shocking,” tweeted Radikaa.
OMG bomb blasts in Sri Lanka, god be with all. I just left Colombo Cinnamongrand hotel and it has been bombed, can’t believe this shocking.— Radikaa Sarathkumar (@realradikaa) April 21, 2019
Her husband actor Sarath Kumar also condemned the blasts in Sri Lanka.
“A dastardly act of terror unleashed in Colombo is condemnable, our heart goes out to innocent lives lost in the attack,” tweeted Sarath Kumar.
So shocked https://t.co/HvQmkGW8ED— Radikaa Sarathkumar (@realradikaa) April 21, 2019
At least nine foreigners were among 160 people killed in six near simultaneous and coordinated explosions that rocked three churches and three luxury hotels frequented by tourists in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. According to officials, it is one of the deadliest blasts in the country's history.
The blasts targeted St Anthony's Church in Colombo, St Sebastian's Church in the western coastal town of Negombo and another church in the eastern town of Batticaloa around 8.45 am (local time) as the Easter Sunday mass were in progress, police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said.
Three explosions were reported from the five-star hotels - the Shangri-La, the Cinnamon Grand and the Kingsbury in Colombo. Foreigners and locals who were injured in hotel blasts were admitted to the Colombo General Hospital.