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Citizens of Russia, according to preliminary data, among the dead and injured in the blasts in Sri Lanka no. This was reported by RIA Novosti, the Ambassador Yuri Matters.
“According to preliminary data from the competent authorities, Russian citizens among those killed and injured in the blasts in the churches in Sri Lanka no, but the Embassy is trying to clarify the situation completely,” he said.
Russian tourists are informed about the situation, including through social networks, said the Ambassador.
The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova, the TV channel “Russia 24” has confirmed the information that no Russians among the dead and injured at the moment.
“We certainly Express our condolences to the victims, the wounded, the people of Sri Lanka on this tragic day,” said Zakharov. She stressed that the Embassy “is doing everything” to clarify information and provide Russian citizens with any necessary support.
APR 21, in Sri Lanka there were explosions in three churches and three hotels. According to the latest figures, killed 160 people and injured 368.
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