1. “I just saw my daughter on the floor.” Australian father tells of finding his wife and daughter had been killed in Sri Lankan terror attacks.
“I just saw my daughter on the floor and I tried to lift her up. She was already dead.”
Sudesh Kolonne’s wife and only child died in an attack on a church in Sri Lanka. They are among at least 321 people killed in the attacks. pic.twitter.com/qiDh0wSF1x
— Al Jazeera English (@AJEnglish) April 23, 2019
An Australian father has described the heartbreaking moment he found his wife and daughter who were killed in the Sri Lankan terror attacks.
Sudesh Kolonne had briefly left the church after a service when a bomb went off, claiming Manik Suriyaaratchi and their 10-year-old daughter, Alexendria.
“There was a bomb blast, I heard a huge noise and I jump into the church and I saw that my daughter and my wife was on the floor,” he told ABC in Colombo.