Delhi blast a heinous attack: Sarkozy

September 7th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS  

Manmohan Singh New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Terming Wednesday’s blast in Delhi a “heinous terrorist attack”, French President Nicolas Sarkozy said France is on India’s side in fighting the “barbaric scourge” of terror.

“At a time when New Delhi has once again been struck by a heinous terrorist attack claiming tens of innocent victims, I would like to express my complete solidarity and heartfelt condolences on behalf of France and myself,” Sarkozy said in a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

“France is at India’s side during this distressing ordeal and I am more determined than ever to fight this barbaric scourge together. The combat against terrorism unites us and we shall always pursue our efforts relentlessly,” he said in a statement that was issued here.

“Please accept, Prime Minister, the assurances of my highest consideration and friendship,” Sarkozy said.

A powerful explosion ripped through the workday bustle at the Delhi High Court Wednesday, killing 11 people and injuring 76 in India’s third worst bombing since the November 2008 Mumbai attack.

Related Stories

Posted in Uncategorized |

Subscribe