Easter Sun­day death toll rises with death of youth

Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) - - FRONT PAGE - BY YOHAN PER­ERA

The death toll from the Easter Sun­day attack has risen to 254 af­ter a youth who was in­jured in the attack suc­cumbed to his in­juries on Tues­day (11).

Arch­bishop of Colombo Mal­colm Car­di­nal Ran­jith in his ser­mon at the St. An­thony’s Shrine in Kochchikad­e an­nounced that a young man, iden­ti­fied as Suresh Fer­nando, who was in­jured in the bomb blast at the Katuwapi­tiya Church had died in hos­pi­tal.

“It is sad to hear of peo­ple still dy­ing as a re­sult of the Easter Sun­day car­nage,” Car­di­nal Ran­jith said.

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