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Payment of compensation for Easter attack victims is completed

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By ITN News Editor July 11, 2019 19:16

Payment of compensation for Easter attack victims is completed

The Development Communication Unit of the Prime Minister’s Office said that the number of dead in the Easter Sunday attacks was 263. The Unit said that compensation had been provided on behalf of 201 of them.
The expenditure incurred by the Government on the payment on behalf of the dead in the attack is about 198 million rupees, based on the data gathered by the Totally Harmed Office. The total injured had been 500 and a sum of 64 million rupees had been paid as compensation to them. Accordingly the total compensation paid was 282 million rupees. A sum of 25 million rupees had been given to the Sri Lanka Army and the Nay as an advance for the reconstruction of the churches damaged in this terrorist attack. 10 million rupees each had been provided for the St. Sebastian Church at Katuwapitiya and St. Anthony’s Church Kochchikade. As mentioned by the Development Communication Unit of the Prime Minister’s Office, five million rupee advance had been given for the Zion Church in Batticaloa.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor July 11, 2019 19:16

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