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Canada Condemns Terrorist Bombing Attack in India

February 22, 2013 - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird issued the following statement:

“Canada condemns in the strongest terms the bombings in Dilsukhnagar.

“On behalf of all Canadians, I offer our deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of those killed by this barbaric act of violence, and I wish a quick recovery to the injured. Our thoughts and prayers are with them.

“This attack is a stark reminder that terrorists remain active around the world. We need to continue to work together to counter those who perpetrate these atrocities.

“Canada stands in solidarity with the government and people of India in their fight against terrorism. We are confident that the Government of India will make every effort to swiftly bring the perpetrators of these heinous acts to justice.”

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