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Saturday, 20 October 2012 - 19:35
No Sri Lankans harmed in Beirut explosion
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Sri Lankan Ambassador to Lebanon M.R. Gunarathna states that no Sri Lankan has been harmed during yesterday's car bomb attack which occurred in the country’s capitol Beirut.

The attack claimed the lives of 10 individuals including the head of Lebanese intelligence & leaving 80 other injured.

According to the Sri Lankan Ambassador in Lebanon, M.R. Gunarathna around 85,000 Sri Lankan nationals are currently employed in the country which is in close proximity to the Syrian boarder where fierce fighting continues to rage between rival factions.

According to Ambassador Gunarathna no Sri Lankan has been harmed in clashes so far.

 

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