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Family types among the death victims in Sri Lanka

Seven suicide bombers had blown themselves up on Easter Sunday, at almost the same time in churches and Hotels in Sri Lanka in the air. The number of the dead was, according to police information by the Wednesday in 359 – including the Ministry, according to foreign 34 foreigner.

Among the death victims, two Swiss and a srilanke magnetic couple, the operation in Bern, a Kiosk. How Züriost reported now, came the attacks in Colombo, a family of type-killed – whether it is the two from the EDA confirmed the Swiss, however, is not clear.

Breakfast killed

The family type was, according to a Dutch news platform, apparently, in the Cinnamon Grand Hotel in Colombo, where Breakfast, a suicide bomber blew up in the air.

the man and the daughter were only arrived at the weekend in Sri Lanka. The mother was already some time in the country, the construction work for a school to follow, which funded the Ustermer couple. This Sawariappa School in the town of Gampola was made possible by donations and from sales of the "Sawariappa Social Shopping store," the couple in Uster.

couple built school

The Sri Lanka-born woman had been adopted in 1977 as a seven-year-old by a Dutch couple who lived in Switzerland. She grew up here and made in 2011 in search of their siblings, as reported last year, the "Anzeiger von Uster". She found six brothers and sisters who worked on a tea plantation and supported these financially. After some time, she decided with her husband to build a school in the city, in order to allow children an education.

The project Sawariappa School is planned as a boarding school, initially for 30 of the poorest children of the Region. For the funding of School - and residential buildings, the couple needed to the information on your Homepage about 100'000 Swiss francs, the annual cost of 25'000 Swiss francs. Thanks to your donations, was laid a year ago with a starting capital of 10'000 Swiss francs of the basic stone in the middle of the jungle.

in addition to the school house is also created a residential home for children and volunteers. Image: sawariappaschool.ch

Now want to make the family a picture of the building was demolished in the attacks, however from the life. The woman shares the tragic fate of their biological parents, who were murdered in 1972 by extremists.

Whether and how it is now with the school project in Sri Lanka, after the death of the initiators of open, as Züriost writes.

Created: 24.04.2019, 19:49 Uhr

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