Denmark’s richest man loses three children in Sri Lanka bombings

Fashion tycoon Anders Holch Povlsen misplaced three of his 4 children in the Sri Lanka terrorist assaults on Sunday. The household was visiting the nation over the Easter vacation.

“Unfortunately, we can confirm the news is true,” Jesper Stubkier, spokesman for Povlsen’s trend agency Bestseller, informed Danish information company Ritzau.

“We ask that you please respect the family’s privacy and we therefore have no further comment,” he mentioned, declining to determine the children.

Povlsen, 46, is the proprietor of trend agency Bestseller, which incorporates manufacturers like Vero Moda and Jack & Jones. He is almost all stakeholder in on-line retailer Asos, and in addition holds a giant stake in Zalando.

According to Forbes, Povlsen is Denmark’s wealthiest man with a internet value of $7.9 billion. He owns multiple % of all the land in Scotland after shopping for numerous historic estates.

A collection of bombings at church buildings and luxurious lodges throughout Sri Lanka killed 290 folks and injured round 500 in Easter Sunday’s assaults. A whole of 24 folks had been arrested in reference to the assaults. No one has but claimed duty for the bombings, however the nation’s well being minister Rajitha Senaratne mentioned on Monday the attackers belonged to Islamist group National Thowheeth Jama’ath (NTJ). All of the suicide bombers had been Sri Lankan nationals, the minister mentioned.