Four Pakistanis injured in Sri Lanka blasts

Four, Pakistanis, Sri Lanka blasts

ISLAMABAD: At least four Pakistanis have been injured in Sri Lanka blasts on Sunday, ARY News reported.

The injured Pakistanis include three women, namely Maheen Hassan wife of Hassan Mehmood, Muzna Humayun daughter of Chaudhry Muhammed Humayun, Aatika Atif wife of Chaudhry Atif Sharif. One Pakistani boy has received minor injuries.

Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal said Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi.

A string of blasts ripped through high-end hotels and churches holding Easter services in Sri Lanka on Sunday, killing at least 185 people, including 35 foreigners.

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe condemned the attacks as “cowardly” and said the government was working to “contain the situation”.

Images circulating on social media and local news stations showed extensive damage at one of three churches targeted in the near simultaneous blasts on Sunday morning.

185 dead, hundreds hurt as blasts hit Sri Lanka churches, hotels

Much of the church roof was blown out in the explosion, with roof tiles and splintered wood littering the floor and pools of blood in between wounded worshippers.

The injured flooded into local hospitals, where officials reported hundreds of wounded were being admitted.

The Sri Lankan government has imposed a nationwide curfew Sunday that police said would go into effect immediately and would last “until further notice”, after a string of deadly blasts.

The post Four Pakistanis injured in Sri Lanka blasts appeared first on ARYNEWS.

Comments are closed.