23 Apr 2019

First mass funerals held for Sri Lanka terror victims

The first mass funerals have been held here for some of those who died, with services in Colombo and at St Sebastian’s Church in Negombo, where more than 100 were killed.

The first mass funerals have been held here for some of those who died, with services in Colombo and at St Sebastian’s Church in Negombo, where more than 100 were killed.

Relatives and mourners lit candles and joined prayers, while flags at government buildings were lowered to half mast.

We should warn you: there is some distressing testimony about the attacks in this report.