The missing Dubai expat, Juno Srivastava was killed in the multiple bomb blasts on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka confirmed the Consulate General of India in Dubai.
On Sunday, Srivastava and his colleague Lorraine Campbell were last seen having breakfast at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel on Sunday when the suicide bomber entered and killed hundreds of people.
Though the death of Campbell was informed on Thursday the status of Srivastava remained ‘missing’.
Speaking to Gulf News, Consul General of India, Vipul said, “The High Commission of India in Colombo is in touch with the deceased family members and we are rendering all necessary assistance to the family in such a tragic moment of grief. We pray for the departed soul”.
Srivastava was a general manager IT at the Dubai private company. “Given the sensitive nature of the situation, we consider this a private matter and therefore we will not be commenting,” the company gave a statement.
However, an internal communication circulated within the company by a senior executive of the firm read, “It is with a heavy heart I inform you that two of our colleagues were caught up in Sunday’s terror attacks in Sri Lanka. Both were in Sri Lanka on business travel. Lorraine tragically lost her life. Juno has been officially listed as missing. In these difficult moments, my thoughts are with the families. I assure you that we are extending every possible support to the families to help them cope with the tragic developments. I also want to extend my sincere condolences to any of you who have lost loved ones, family or friends in the attacks”.