Sports fraternity condemns serial blasts in Sri Lanka

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 21 April 2019, 02:48 PM
As many as 360 people are injured in this ghastly incident (Image Credit: Twitter)
As many as 360 people are injured in this ghastly incident (Image Credit: Twitter)

As many as 360 people are injured in this ghastly incident. It was the occasion of Easter as a lot of people were praying in Church when the blasts took place at 8:45 AM in the morning. Everyone is left shocked with it even as the cricketing fraternity has strongly condemned the attack on the innocent people.

The death toll is expected to rise as the explosions hit three high-end hotels in Colombo, the capital city of Sri Lanka, where a church was also targetted. Moreover, two additional churches were also hit in Colombo and the other in the Eastern part of the country in Batticaloa.

Not only Sri Lanka but the whole world is left shocked with this incident and the cricketers around the world are no different. The former Sri Lanka cricketers expressed their disappointment over the same and prayed for the families of the ones who lost their lives. Even the Indian cricketers Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, VVS Laxman and Suresh Raina prayed for the safety of Sri Lanka and condemned the attack.

Here are the tweets:

First Published: Sunday, April 21, 2019 12:55 PM
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