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Friday, 07 May 2021 15:05

Remembering Victims of Easter Sunday Attacks

Weligama Local Inter Religious Committee (LIRC) organized a commemoration event on April 21 to remember the victims of Easter Sunday attacks at the Shrine of Christ the Healer. Buddhist, Muslim and Catholic religious leaders of the LIRC attended in a vigil to commemorate those who died and those who were injured.

Negombo LIRC conducted a silent protest and vigil calling for justice for the victims. In the afternoon the Catholic church held a silent walk demanding justice for the victims, which was attended by several religious leaders including Father Ciswan De Croose and Abdul Rahuman representing Negombo LIRC.

Addalaichenai LIRC joined the Assembly of God church in its vigil to remember those who died and were wounded in the attack. Boys and girls from Muslim community joined the vigil in solidarity
with the families of the victims.