The European Union High Representative Vice-President Federica Mogherini issued a statement after the deadly terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka this morning
In the meantime, new attacks are reported. The situation in Sri Lanka is still developing.
A hotel official at the Cinnamon Grand, near the prime minister’s official residence, said the explosion ripped through a restaurant and killed at least one person.
At least 160 people died today in Sri Lanka, among them 35 foreigners are unconfirmed numbers.
A seventh explosion was also reported at a hotel near the zoo in Dehiwala, in southern Colombo, with two deaths. The zoo has been closed. A curfew has been imposed from 18:00 to 06:00 local time (12:30-00:30 GMT).
While this is happening news is coming in of a possible eighth explosion and exchange of gunfire in the Colombo district of Dematagoda, but this has not yet been confirmed.