“The United States Embassy is concerned by the attack on Grandpass Mosque on August 10. This incident is particularly troubling in light of a number of recent attacks against the Muslim community in Sri Lanka” says the US Embassy Colombo.
“Targeting any place of worship should never be permitted and we urge calm from all sides. We call for prosecution of perpetrators in this attack and an end to religious-based violence. The right of all Sri Lankans to practice the religion of their choice should be protected.” Issuing a statement today the US Embassy Colombo further said.
Video: Muslims after the attack