The response of the Leeds Council of Mosques (LCM) to the bombings in Sri Lanka:
The LCM today expressed its condemnation of the shocking bombing attacks across three cities in Sri Lanka today. Innocent people were targeted in churches and hotels on their holiest of days.
Mr Arshad Katana the chair of the LCM said: “it is very sad to hear about hundreds of innocent people being targeted by terrorists on Easter Sunday. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their families, friends and communities. We stand in complete solidarity with our Christian friends and with all Sri Lankans.”