As a shocking incident on Sunday (April 21st, 2019) morning, multiple explosions hit at least two churches in Sri Lanka killing atleast 50 people and injuring over 200. The chrushes were heavily crowded as worshippers attended Easter services on Easter Sunday. According to reports, the blasts occurred at around 8.45 AM as the Easter Sunday masses were in progress.

Blasts hit St Anthony's Church in Kochchikade, Colombo and St Sebastian’s Church at Katuwapitiya in Negombo. Explosions have also been reported at Shangri La hotel, Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Kingsbury, and another church in Batticaloa. As more details about the blasts are awaited, the news has sent a shock wave through out the country.

Following the blast, popular actress Radhika Sarathkumar revealed that she just left Colombo and the blast had occured at the hotel where she stayed. Radhika had stayed at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel at Colombo and a major blast has been reported at the hotel. It seems like Radhika has narrowly escaped a bomb blast.

Radhika tweeted,


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