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President Karzai Condemns the Terrorist Attacks in Mumbai
Office of the Spokesman to the President

07/11/2006

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Arg, Kabul - H.E. Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, strongly condemned the terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India.

According to reports, at least 20 people have been killed and many injured when several blasts hit the western commuter railway network in Mumbai, India, during evening rush hour on Tuesday.

In his reaction to the news the President said, “This terrorist act is shocking and despicable. It is aimed at killing innocent civilians and I condemn it in the strongest terms.”

The Afghan people send their sympathies to the people of India. Afghans have suffered at the hands of terrorists for many years and understand the pain and suffering that terrorism causes. My thoughts are with the families of the victims and those injured.

The President, on behalf of the Afghan people, expressed his heartfelt sympathies and condolences to the people and Government of the Republic of India.


For further information, please contact:

Khaleeq Ahmad, Deputy Spokesman on International Affairs
Tel.: 00 93 70 286 853

 

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