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Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka


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#1 Peanut

Posted 21 April 2019 - 06:31 PM

Easter Sunday bomb blasts at three Sri Lankan churches and three luxury hotels killed about 138 people and injured more than 400.  :(

https://www.abc.net....olombo/11034476

#2 No Drama Please

Posted 21 April 2019 - 06:44 PM

I have some friends that flew back last night and were just saying what an amazing time they had as the people were so wonderful and welcoming. It’s completely heartbreaking :(

#3 JRA

Posted 21 April 2019 - 06:47 PM

Similar, I had a friend get back from there today. She was at one of the hotels yesterday.

#4 Silver Girl

Posted 21 April 2019 - 07:03 PM

How shocking, even more so happening on the most significant  day on the Christian calendar.

#5 spr_maiden

Posted 21 April 2019 - 07:03 PM

Horrific.

#6 Riotproof

Posted 21 April 2019 - 07:11 PM

So horrible.

#7 WTF_SM3

Posted 21 April 2019 - 07:13 PM

It's heartbreaking.  I feel incredibly sadened.

#8 NeedSleepNow

Posted 21 April 2019 - 07:15 PM

:( absolutely horrific

#9 Odd-1-Out

Posted 21 April 2019 - 07:15 PM

This is awful. I wish we could all just stop killing each other 🙁

#10 Starlia

Posted 21 April 2019 - 07:24 PM

A seventh explosion has just been reported. The death toll is now above 180.
I am just despairing. Stop killing people. Just stop.

#11 Fourteenyears

Posted 21 April 2019 - 08:01 PM

This is both heartbreaking and very disturbing.  

It seems so well organised, and I fear the fact that no group has claimed responsibility yet means there is more to come.  I very much hope I am wrong.

#12 IamzFeralz

Posted 21 April 2019 - 08:01 PM

Very distressing :(

#13 Chelli

Posted 21 April 2019 - 08:13 PM

Awful and beyond barbaric. :(

#14 Odd-1-Out

Posted 21 April 2019 - 08:17 PM

An 8th one now 🙁

#15 Lunafreya

Posted 21 April 2019 - 08:22 PM

So awful :(

Didn’t we return genuine refugees to there?

#16 Meepy

Posted 21 April 2019 - 08:23 PM

Extremist zealots unable to leave others in peace who believe they have the right to take lives. Sri Lanka has been through a lot, this is appalling. Best wishes to all those injured and sincere condolences to those families affected by losses.

#17 miriams

Posted 21 April 2019 - 08:27 PM

Wow. Two huge US naval ships arrived there just a few days ago (19th) for onshore and offshore exercises. You would think the security would have been tighter?

#18 Mumma3

Posted 21 April 2019 - 08:29 PM

No words.

#19 casime

Posted 21 April 2019 - 08:34 PM

Oh no :(

#20 Islander

Posted 21 April 2019 - 08:36 PM

So many people. It’s incomprehensible. Just awful.

#21 little lion

Posted 21 April 2019 - 08:36 PM

Very sad. I know it isn’t that simple but I wish we could stop killing each other.

#22 Freddie'sMum

Posted 21 April 2019 - 08:43 PM

Yes absolutely little lion.  

How about we live and let live?   It's awful beyond measure :(

#23 kirstenfleur

Posted 21 April 2019 - 10:23 PM

My heart is broken. On all the days for violence and hatred, they picked Easter Sunday. I can only pray for those snatched out of their lives, those injured and grieving, and the emergency personnel trying to tend the wounded and care for the rest. I'm so sorry, Sri Lanka.

#24 JustMyGirl

Posted 21 April 2019 - 10:32 PM

I feel so sad for the beautiful people of Sri Lanka.
Also Tourism is so important and has been on the rise in recent years. This will hurt everyone there.

#25 MooGuru

Posted 21 April 2019 - 10:38 PM

It is heartbreaking




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