Manmohan Singh visits families of Kabul blast victims

July 11th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi , July 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today visited families of Brigadier R D Mehta and IFS officer V Venkateswara Rao, who were killed in the bomb attack at the Indian Embassy in Kabul .

Dr. Singh first went to Brigadier Mehta’’s residence in Ghaziabad and then to Raos in New Delhi . He announced a life time financial support to the families of both.

On Thursday, Dr. Singh visited All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to enquire about the health of two Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel who were injured during the attack.

A sum of Rs. two lakh has been sanctioned to them from the Prime Minister’’s National Relief Fund.

The two personnel were airlifted from Afghanistan and are currently undergoing treatment at the AIIMS trauma centre. (ANI)

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