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Chamisa and Mnangagwa mourn Sri Lanka martyrs

by Mandla Ndlovu
21 Apr 2019 at 19:50hrs | Views
Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his nemesis MDC President Nelson Chamisa have mourned the people of Sri Lanka who passed away after a series of coordinated explosions rocked churches and hotels in Sri Lanka killing more than 200 people on Easter Sunday.

President Mnangagwa said, "On behalf of all the people of Zimbabwe, I would like to express solidarity with the people of Sri Lanka. In the spirit of Easter, we must stand together and ensure love defeats hatred. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time."

Chamisa said Zimbabweans are standing in prayer will the victims and their nation and urged the world to unite against terrorism.

"Our prayers and condolences are with the people of Sri Lanka on the horrible terrorist attacks on churches and hotels where hundreds of people have been killed and badly injured. Violence and terror are tools of weak cowards. The world must unite to flash out this barbarism and savagery." The Opposition leader said in a statement.

The blasts also targeted four hotels, including the Shangri-La, Kingsbury and the Cinnamon Grand in Colombo.

There were no immediate claims of responsibility for the attacks in a country, which was at war for decades with Tamil separatists until 2009 during which bomb blasts in the capital were common.

Source - Byo24News

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