On Easter morning in Sri Lanka major churches and five-star hotels were targeted. In the aftermath that hit Colombo the death toll has risen to 290, adding around 500 people left critically injured after the attacks. While people in deep shock took to their social media account to condemn the attacks, Kollywood actress Radikaa Sarathkumar shared she was staying in one the bombed hotels and just left moments before it took place.
She expressed her shock and gratitude to god for saving her life in a tweet, on the social media platform. Her tweet read, “OMG bomb blasts in Sri Lanka, god be with all. I just left Colombo Cinnamon Grand Hotel and it has been bombed, can’t believe this shocking.”
OMG bomb blasts in Sri Lanka, god be with all. I just left Colombo Cinnamongrand hotel and it has been bombed, can’t believe this shocking.
— Radikaa Sarathkumar (@realradikaa) April 21, 2019
Radikaa is known for her roles in films like Suryavamsam, Theri, Abhilasha, Poojai, Maari and more. Many other celebrities took to share their disdain about the attacks on social media. Bollywood celebrities like, Anushka Sharma, Alia Bhatt, Jacqueline Fernandez tweeted on the events.
Take a look:
Our hearts go out to everyone affected by this tragic act of violence in Sri Lanka. We are praying with you in this painful moment of sorrow, grief and shock.
— Anushka Sharma (@AnushkaSharma) April 21, 2019
Extremely sad at the news of bombings in Sri Lanka. It’s unfortunate that one is not able to see that violence is like a chain reaction. This has to stop !
— Jacqueline Fernandez (@Asli_Jacqueline) April 21, 2019
Really sad to see this happen to a country that was finally blooming after years of struggle/bloodshed.Our fav vacay dest,close to home,love its people,the tranquility that they finally achieved.Senseless violence will leave its scars.I hope and pray you heal soon #srilanka https://t.co/pRGtiOEP3l
— Raveena Tandon (@TandonRaveena) April 21, 2019
Heartbroken at the news from Sri Lanka. Why do innocent people have to die? What is the point of all this meaningless violence? If only all this energy went into bringing peace, it would unite the world rather than dividing it.
— Alia Bhatt (@aliaa08) April 21, 2019