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All 129 deaths and hundreds of injured in explosions in churches and hotels in Sri Lanka
Abroad In Sri Lanka this morning, dozens of dead and hundreds of injured cases in explosions in three churches and three luxury hotels in and around the capital, Colombo. The police said this morning about 52 fatalities, but ziekenhuisbronnen make in the meantime, mention of 129 dead and 250 wounded. Foreign Affairs finds out if there are Belgian victims. Tour operator Thomas Cook reported not to have customers in the affected area.

The first explosion happened in a church in the north of the capital Colombo. A second explosion took place in a church in Negombo, north of Colombo. In the churches lived faithful to the easter celebration. The three affected hotels are according to the Sri Lankan newspaper Lankadeepa the Kingsbury Hotel in Colombo, the Shangri-La Hotel and the Cinnamon Grand Hotel.

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According to sources of the last newspaper would be there in the St. Anthony's Shrinekerk in Kotahena 25 deaths cases. The police said that two suspicious packages were noticed in the church. A spokesperson asked everyone to stay away from the and reported that the security on the affected places has been increased. the

“Attack against our church. Come to help us if there are family members of you are here,” is the message on the Facebook page of the church of Saint-sebastien church in Negombo. the

A spokesman of the national hospital in the capital, Colombo declared on his turn that there is in the hospital already 40 dead were counted and 160 wounded. There would also be foreigners. The Belgian ministry of Foreign Affairs are looking for is currently out if there are Belgians involved. (read on below)

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