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Denmark billionaire’s children killed in SL laid to rest

A funeral service was held in Denmark for the three children of a business mogul who were killed during the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka.

Holch Povlsen, the owner of the Bestseller clothing chain, consoled his wife, Anne, and their remaining daughter, Astrid, as three flower-covered coffins were brought out of hearses at Aarhus Church.

The family was staying at the Shangri-La Hotel in Colombo when it was attacked. More than 250 people were killed in the attacks on April 21st.

Members of the Danish royal family and Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen joined the funeral service.

Holch Povlsen, 46, is the only owner of the Bestseller clothing chain, the major shareholder of fashion retailer ASOS and the largest private property-owner in Scotland.

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