Sri Lanka Condemns Chennai Bomb Blasts

Published: 01st May 2014 08:16 PM  |   Last Updated: 01st May 2014 08:16 PM   |  A+A-


Sri Lanka has strongly condemned the twin blasts that took place at the Chennai Central railway station Thursday morning killing one woman and injuring 14 others, the country's foreign ministry said in a statement.

"The people of Sri Lanka share the pain and anguish of the Indian people over this wanton act of violence targeting innocent civilians," Xinhua quoted the statement as saying. 

"The government and the people of Sri Lanka offer their deep condolences to the government and the people of India, particularly the bereaved family, and wish a speedy recovery for those who have been injured in this cowardly attack," the statement added.

No Sri Lankan had been reported injured in the incident.

The ministry said it was in touch with the Sri Lankan consulate in Chennai regarding the incident.


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