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PM visits families of Kabul blast victims

July 11, 2008 11:09 IST

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh [Images] on Friday visited families of Brigadier R D Mehta and IFS officer V Venkateswara Rao, who were killed in a suicide bomb attack on the Indian embassy in Kabul, to offer his condolences.

Dr Singh first went to Mehta's residence in Ghaziabad and then to Rao's flat in New Delhi and spent time with the families.

The prime minister on Thursday announced a life-time financial support to the families of Mehta, India's defence attache, and Rao, counsellor (political and information).

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