Number Of Indians Killed In Sri Lankan Attack Goes Up To 8


New Delhi: The number of Indians killed in the Sri Lankan terror attack has risen to eight, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj informed on Monday.

The Indian High Commission in its Twitter handle named three more persons. H Shivakumar, Vemurai Tulsiram and S R Nagaraj were identified on Monday by the embassy.

The Minister had on Sunday identified five other Indians killed as KG Hanumantharayappa, M Rangappa, KM Lakshminarayan, Narayan Chandrashekhar and Lakshmana Gowda Ramesh.

The powerful blasts – six in quick succession on Easter morning and then two more hours later, wounded around 500 people. This was the worst violence to hit Sri Lanka since the civil war that ended a decade ago.

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