Photo of family of 5 who died in the Sri Lanka attacks set to be buried

Photo of family of 5 who died in the Sri Lanka attacks set to be buried

The Sri Lanka terror attacks which took place on Easter Sunday shook the whole world as several people lost their lives in what many has come to regard as an avoidable tragedy. The most painful thing for quite a number of people is that the casualties in this incident came in clusters. In essence, whole families fell prey to the explosions.

One particular family that was a victim of the Sri Lanka attacks was the Fernando folks which comprised of 5 members: a father, a mother and three kids.

Hard as it may be to take in, these five people lost their lives in the devastating Sri Lanka attacks. The father named Rangana Fernando, his wife Danadiri, their six-year-old daughter Biola, four-year-old girl child Leona and eleven-month-old son Seth all perished in the violent incident.

Painful as this deaths are for Negombo, the hometown where they resided before their victimisation, they still have to be laid to rest. Due to this, members of the community are set to bury them on April 23.

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A Twitter user @Yogital posted a photo of the family in a bid to pay tribute to the lost lives. The picture which was taken when little Seth was baptised showed how much of a sweet, happy family they were.

See the post below:

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"A beautiful family lost in the violence of Easter Sunday. Rangana Fernando, his wife Danadiri, 6-year-old daughter Biola, 4-year-old daughter Leona and eleven month old son Seth, pictured here on Seth’s baptism. Today is their funeral. Unimaginable grief here in Negombo."

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