US condemns Jaipur blasts

May 14th, 2008 - 12:53 am ICT by admin  


New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Condemning the serial bombings that rocked Jaipur Tuesday evening, US Ambassador to India David C. Mulford said there was “no justification” for strikes on “innocent people”. At least 60 people were killed in a string of bomb blasts that rocked Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, Tuesday evening. Over 100 other people were injured in the blasts, which took place in crowded areas of the city.

In a statement released by the US embassy, Ambassador Mulford said: “The United States condemns the vicious acts of terrorism in Jaipur this evening”.

Extending “deepest sympathies to those injured and to the victim’s families”, he asserted, “There can be no justification for murderous attacks on innocent people”.

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