Pope Francis called to condemn the severe attacks in Sri Lanka, Daily Mail reported.
Pope Francis urges to condemn attacks in Sri Lanka
STEPANAKERT, APRIL 22, ARTSAKHPRESS: Speaking from the loggia of St. Peter's Basilica, Pope Francis expressed his grief.
As reported earlier, April 23 was declared day of national mourning in Sri Lanka after deadly bombing, leaving 290 people killed and over 500 injured. The series of blasts in Sri Lanka occurred on Easter Sunday. The first six took place at three churches in capital city Colombo as well as in Negombo and Batticaloa towns and at three hotels, while the next two explosions occurred in Dehiwala and Dematagoda—two suburbs of Colombo.Also, an improvised explosive device was discovered in close proximity to the Bandaranaike International Airport.The main target of these attacks was the local Christians.