Talking to CNN exterior St Anthony’s Shrine, Sister Ramoshini Fernando, a Catholic nun, stated that a number of of her pals and parishioners died within the assault.
Her father had been close to the explosion when it befell, and has been hospitalized with shrapnel wounds, she stated.
Fernando stated she hoped all Catholics would pull collectively within the assaults’ aftermath. Carrying a blue gown and a outstanding crucifix, Fernando stated she was conscious she could possibly be a goal and didn’t really feel protected.
“I’m not afraid to die,” she stated, including she has devoted her life to non secular service. “However to kill innocents with households is appalling.”
Sister Ramoshini Fernando exterior of St. Anthony’s Shrine in Colombo, Sri Lanka