Rediff India Abroad
 Rediff India Abroad Home  |  All the sections

Search:



The Web

India Abroad




Newsletters
Sign up today!

Article Tools
Email this article
Top emailed links
Print this article
Contact the editors
Discuss this article
Home > News > PTI

Bush joins world leaders in condemning Delhi blasts

October 31, 2005 08:57 IST

United States President George W Bush has condemned the deadly series of bomb blasts in Delhi and said the "heinous" attacks have yet again showed that terrorists were enemies of humanity.

Joining a host of world leaders in deploring the attacks, Bush said, "By targetting innocent civilians making final preparations for holiday celebrations, terrorists have demonstrated yet again that they are enemies of humanity and contemptuous of the values allthe civilised world shares.

"The United States strongly condemns the heinous terrorist attacks in India," a statement issued by the president's press office Sunday said.

"On behalf of the American people, the president extends his deepest condolences to all of those who lost loved ones," it added.

Fifty-nine people were killed and 210 injured when three near simultaneous explosions tore through two crowded markets and a bus in Delhi on Saturday evening.

Terming the attacks a "cowardly act", US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice had Sunday said that terror knows no borders and respects no religion.

"Fighting terror is our common struggle, and we stand with the people of India as they bring to justice those responsible for these cowardly acts."



© Copyright 2005 PTI. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PTI content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent.
Share your comments


 What do you think about the story?




Read what others have to say:


Number of User Comments: 2




Sub: Delhi Blasts

The citizens of India would like to see from the present Indian leadership a strong resolve and 'Determined Action' to crush and pull out by ...


Posted by Samit Chakravarty





Sub: Delhi Blast.......please wake up Indian citizens

Pakistan does NOT deserve any help from India on their earthquake recovery. India has pledged at Geneva for $25 million. I notice that everytime India ...


Posted by Pushp Shah




Disclaimer

Advertisement






Copyright 2005 Rediff.com India Limited. All Rights Reserved.