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Train blasts 'deliberate act of terrorism': US

February 19, 2007 16:33 IST

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Describing the blasts in Samjhauta Express as "a deliberate act of terrorism," the United States on Monday said such acts could only strengthen the resolve to defeat terror and achieve peace.

"The US government is shocked and deeply saddened by the tragic loss of lives caused by a deliberate act of terrorism early this morning on the Samjhauta Express, linking Delhi and Lahore", a US Embassy statement said in New Delhi.

"Such acts can only strengthen the resolve of all well-intentioned people to defeat terror and achieve peace", it said.

The US government extends its condolences to the victims of this "criminal act" and their families, the statement added.

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