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MS and RW apologized to brother of tourists killed in bombings

David Linsey says cannot forgive the bombers

2 April 2021 07:38 am - 8     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Then President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe had apologized to the brother of two tourists killed in the 2019 Easter Sunday attacks.

David Linsey, the brother of Amelie and Daniel Linsey told Daily Mirror that Sirisena and Wickremesinghe had apologized to him when he met them a few months after the attacks in Colombo.

This year marks two years since the deadly Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka in which over 260 people were killed, including some tourists.

Among the tourists killed were Amelie and Daniel Linsey.  The dual UK and American citizens were having breakfast at the Shangri-La Hotel in Colombo with their father. Amelie and Daniel were killed in the bomb blast at the hotel.

Asked if he would ever forgive the bombers, David Linsey said not yet.

“Not yet. It would be a betrayal to forgive. For now,” he said.

He also said that the priority now has to be that actions are taken and that this kind of incident does not happen again. (Easwaran Rutnam)



  Comments - 8

  • Siribiris Friday, 02 April 2021 08:40 AM

    Why didnt mahinda appologised?

    Gamarala Friday, 02 April 2021 09:11 AM

    He at the time was neither the President nor the Prime Minister

    Angry Suda Friday, 02 April 2021 09:16 AM

    Never believe on these two fellows [MS

    ES Victims brother Paul Friday, 02 April 2021 09:18 AM

    Sirisena asked forgiveness, but shame of him getting a big bribe package from the terrorist and betrayed the poor Christians

    A.T. Aponso Friday, 02 April 2021 09:20 AM

    They did the damage and now hiding under the garments of Gota

    VJ Friday, 02 April 2021 11:10 AM

    Why haven’t they apologized to the people of Sri Lanka?

    Surangana Friday, 02 April 2021 11:18 AM

    MS didn't tell the victims' brother that he was not told about the impending attack ?

    Pavithra Friday, 02 April 2021 11:36 AM

    What about apolgising to Sri Lankans?

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