US ambassador expresses shock at Delhi blast

September 28th, 2008 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) US Ambassador to India David C. Mulford Sunday expressed shock and sadness at the blast in a crowded south Delhi market in which two people, including a child, were killed and at least 17 people wounded.”I am shocked by the senseless Mehrauli bombing,” a statement quoting Mulford said.

The blast occurred when a low-intensity bomb went off in Mehrauli market Saturday afternoon.

“Americans share the sadness of the Indian people at the death of a child and injuries to many innocent people,” he added.

The bomb blast at Mehrauli came exactly a fortnight after five blasts in the capital killed 24 people and left over 100 injured.

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