Indian official assaulted in Sri Lanka

The Indian High Commission in a tweet said that the relations between the people of India and Sri Lanka have always been cordial and friendly.

Indian official assaulted in Sri Lanka
Indian official assaulted in Sri Lanka (Image:Twitter/ IndinSL)

The Indian High Commission on Tuesday said that a senior Indian government official posted in Sri Lanka sustained grievous injuries in an unprovoked assault.

The Commission also urged its nationals to remain aware of the latest developments in the island nation and plan their movements and activities accordingly. The current acting Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe had imposed an emergency ahead of the key election on Wednesday to pick a new president.