Rs. 262 Million paid for Easter Sunday victims

2019-07-11 at 17:19

The government says 262 million rupees has been paid thus far as compensation for those who lost their lives and were injured in the Easter Sunday attacks.

Issuing a statement the Office of the Prime Minister said 198 million rupees has been handed out as compensation to the next of kin of 201 persons killed in the Easter Sunday bombings.

A total of 64 million rupees has been given as compensation to 438 person injured by the attacks.

Meanwhile the Prime Minister’s Office said 25 million rupees has been given as an advance to the Sri Lanka Army and Navy for the renovation of the churches damaged by the Easter Sunday bombings.