US president Donald Trump addressed grief condolence to the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremesinghe over the death of almost 300 people in suicidal terror bombing at hotel and churches. The terror attacks on the holiest day of the Christians has shocked the international world and Sri Lanka authorities think that local Islamic groups, were behind the dreadful terror attacks since 11 the September of 2001 attacks on the United States, claimed by the White House representative Hogan Gidley.
At least four Americans lost their lives in the attacks, along with a fifth grader who attended the private Sidwell Friends school in Washington.
According to the White House, “ Prime Minister Wickremesinghe expressed appreciation for the president’s concern and updated him on the progress of the investigation”.
Trump claimed that he, “pledged United States support to Sri Lanka in bringing the perpetrators to justice, and the leaders reaffirmed their commitment to the fight against global terrorism ”.
Washington has promised probing assistance and is sending FBI agents to assist backing Sri Lankan police in the investigation, reported in the Washington Post. It claimed that the FBI also provided laboratory expertise for checking the bomb evidence, while analysts are checking agency databases for any convenient information.
In a brief statement on Twitter, the US President said he had also discussed with Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday. Later he deleted this statement and the White House could not arrive immediately for the comments on why the President did this.
An official of the state department said that at least four Americans lost their lives in the bombings.