Prez, PM condemn terror attack in New York, no Indian among casualties

Prez, PM condemn terror attack in New York, no Indian among casualties

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday condemned the terrorist attack in New York, even as preliminary report indicated no Indian was among the people who were killed or injured in the incident.

"Shocked to hear of terrorist attack in New York. Our condolences to bereaved families. India stands by United States," Kovind posted on Twitter, hours after a man drove a truck onto a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Center in Manhattan, killing eight people and injuring at least 12 others.

"Strongly condemn the terror attack in New York City. My thoughts are with the families of the deceased & prayers with those injured," tweeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The Consulate General of India in New York tweeted that the preliminary information it received from the New York Police Department had indicated that no Indian was amongst the casualties of the terror attack on Tuesday.

 

 

 

Liked the story?

  • 0

    Happy
  • 0

    Amused
  • 0

    Sad
  • 0

    Frustrated
  • 0

    Angry