Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy (File Photo/ANI)
Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy (File Photo/ANI)

Karnataka CM enquires about Indians affected in Sri Lanka blasts

ANI | Updated: Apr 23, 2019 09:37 IST

New Delhi [India], Apr 23 (ANI): Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy on Monday said that he has spoken to the Indian High Commission in Sri Lanka in Colombo and enquired about the situation with regard to people from Karnataka, who died or got injured in the terror attack on Sunday.
The Karnataka chief minister has requested the authorities in Sri Lanka to speed up the process of bringing the mortal remains of the deceased to the state at the earliest.
Kumaraswamy tweeted: "I spoke to the Indian HighCommission @IndiainSL t'day and enquired about the situation with regard to people from Ktka who were injured in the #TerrorAttack. I have requested them to speed up the process of bringing the mortal remains of the deceased to the state at the earliest."



On Monday, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that the process of identifying Indians amongst those killed in the eight consecutive blasts that rattled Sri Lanka was underway.
Eight Indians have been identified dead in the bombings in Sri Lanka that have claimed the lives of over 290 people and wounded over 500. (ANI)

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