Sidwell Friends Student Killed In Sri Lanka,

DC-Area Student Killed In Sri Lanka Attack

(Washington, DC) — A fifth-grade student who attended a private school in Washington, DC is dead following the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka. CNN reports a child killed in the attack was a student at the Sidwell Friends school in DC. The school emailed parents of students with the news that Kieran Shafritz de Zoysa died in the blasts. He was on a leave of absence from Sidwell, and was living and studying in Sri Lanka. Kieran was supposed to return to the private school for middle school next year. Nearly 300 people died and more than 500 were injured in a series of bombings at churches and hotels across the country.