Sri Lanka blasts: Denmark's richest man loses 3 children in attacks

Sri Lanka blasts: Denmark's richest man loses 3 children in attacks

It is unclear which of Mr Holch Povlsen's children died or which of the explosions they were caught up in.

The three were killed in the bombing of the Shangri-La Hotel.

However, spokesman Jesper Stubkier gave no details to the Associated Press in an emailed response to a query on the matter and said the company had no further comment.

Anyhow, worldwide media reported that three of Anders Holch Povlsen's children were victims of a bomb blast here. Three of the couple's children have been killed in the Sri Lanka terrorist attack.

The ASOS owner was reportedly on Easter holiday with his four children but he survived with one of his kids.

Holch Povlsen is worth $5.7 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

Povlsen is also thought to be Scotland " s largest private landowner, and purchased much of it with the intention of "re-wilding' the natural environment. Povlsen also owns a 10% stake in German online retailer Zalando.

At least 290 people are known to have been killed in a wave of bomb blasts in churches and hotels across Sri Lanka on Sunday, dozens of whom were tourists.

Senaratne said the global intelligence agencies warned of attacks several times since the start of April, but Sri Lankan officials still failed to stop the deadly bombings. Foreigners and locals who were injured in hotel blasts were admitted to the Colombo General Hospital.

"It's a significant and lifelong commitment that we have made - not just for ourselves but for the Scottish people and Scottish nature too - a commitment which we believe in deeply".

"Unfortunately, we can confirm the reports", said a spokesman for Bestseller Fashion Group, which is 100 percent owned by the Povlsen family. I spoke with the prime minister of Sri Lanka this morning. British lawyer Anita Nicholson, 42, and her children Alex, 14, and Annabel, 11, are among the dead.

Shantha Mayadunne's website identified her as the first chef to host a live cooking show in Sri Lanka. She published two books and taught cooking classes and workshops.

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