US express condolences to landslide victims

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The United States in a Twitter message today sent its condolences to the victims of the landslide that occurred in Haldummulla, Koslanda.

 

“Our condolences and prayers go out to the victims in the #SriLanka #landslide,” the tweet said.

 

 

The United State Embassy in Colombo tweeted this afternoon, extending its sympathies to the victims. "Our deep sympathies to all affected by #KoslandaLandslide; commend SL Govt, Armed Forces for rapid response. U.S. stands ready to help" the message read.

 

 


The Embassy again, issued a statement conveying its condolences.

 

“The United States extends its deepest condolences to the Government of Sri Lanka and the families affected by the recent landslides in Koslanda.  We stand ready to assist the Government and victims as they mourn the loss of loved ones, treat the injured, and address the extensive losses and damage caused by this natural disaster.  We commend the Government of Sri Lanka and its Armed Forces for their rapid response and valiant search and rescue efforts,” the statement said.  

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  • Sarath Wimalasuriya Thursday, 30 October 2014 05:20 PM

    I appreciate US Embassy for thinking to help Koslanda victims and their families at this disaster.

    Sugath Thursday, 30 October 2014 05:52 PM

    come and help without sending condolences

    bababoo Thursday, 30 October 2014 06:14 PM

    A typical Sri Lankan patriot.

    weera Thursday, 30 October 2014 10:06 PM

    No offers from China?

    bababoo Friday, 31 October 2014 01:37 AM

    They are negotiating to give a loan and the %.

    manu Friday, 31 October 2014 08:34 AM

    Interesting to see the USA, the number one WAR CRIME country sending condolence. SL many other countries to help ad SL does not need US help.If they come they will come with the mind to find some thing to to support e war crime and to iterfere in SLaffairs. Then how can SL ask for heip. That is USA.

    pematilaka Friday, 31 October 2014 09:39 AM

    Why British Government is still silent? Do they feel guilty see their ancestors interventions.


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