Large number of youth rushed to the Jaffna teaching hospital to donate blood , following urgent request for blood donation were made by the Health sector for treating the injured in the 8 bomb blasts on Easter Sunday. Following the request from the Central Blood Bank in Narahenpita, Messages request blood donation were uploaded in websites which had triggered the rush for donating blood.
Understanding the graveness of the situation large number of youth congregated at the Teaching Hospital, Jaffna to donate blood. In a context where around 10 persons used to donate blood daily at the Jaffna Teaching Hospital, more than 100 youths donated blood yesterday there.15 donated blood at Thellipallai Hospital and 8 at Point Pedro Hospital.
It was announced in the evening by the Central Blood Bank that enough blood had been received.