Seven member team of JDS workers from Karnataka, who were on tour in Sri Lanka's Colombo, has been reportedly missing after serial bomb blasts in the capital, confirmed CM HD Kumaraswamy. EAM Sushma Swaraj has confirmed death of 2 Kannadigas, KG Hanumantharayappa & M Rangappa, in the bomb blasts in Colombo.
"I'm shocked to hear that a 7-member team of JDS workers from Karnataka, who were touring Colombo(Sri Lanka), has gone missing after bomb blasts. 2 of them are feared killed. I'm in constant touch with Indian High Commission on reports of those missing," said Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy.
HD Kumaraswamy: EAM Sushma Swaraj has confirmed death of 2 Kannadigas, KG Hanumantharayappa & M Rangappa, in the bomb blasts in Colombo. I'm deeply shocked at the loss of our JD(S) party workers, whom I know personally. We stand with their families in this hour of grief.#SriLanka https://t.co/t1tjOoZvoZ— ANI (@ANI) April 22, 2019
At least six Indians have been killed in series of eight powerful blasts, including suicide attacks, which struck three churches and luxury hotels frequented by foreigners in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, reported PTI.
The police on Monday has said that at least six Indian nationals have been reported among the 17 foreigners who died in the blasts.