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* Sri Lanka expresses condolences over lives lost on Malaysian Airlines flight
Sat, Jul 19, 2014, 07:53 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 19, Colombo: Sri Lanka Friday expressed its deepest sympathies to the families of the passengers and the crew who were onboard the Malaysian Airlines flight MH 17 crashed in Eastern Ukraine.

"It is with profound shock and deep sadness that Sri Lanka received the news of the crash of the Malaysian Airlines Flight MH 17 in Eastern Ukraine, which resulted in the tragic loss of many innocent lives, including those of infants," a Ministry of External Affairs statement said.

"The Government together with the people of Sri Lanka convey heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathies to the families of the passengers and the crew who were onboard the flight, and express solidarity with those nations whose citizens perished in this appalling incident. The thoughts and prayers of the people of Sri Lanka are with the families of the victims."

"In this hour of grief, the Government and people of Sri Lanka wish that the bereaved family members find the courage and fortitude to come to terms with the irreplaceable loss."

The Ministry said according to the information they received there were no Sri Lankan nationals in the flight.

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