Canada Strongly Condemns Terrorist Attack in India

September 26, 2013 - The Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular), today issued the following statement on the terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir:

“Canada strongly condemns the terrorist attack that took place today outside a police station in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, India.

“This violent extremism is vile and a glaring reminder of the grave threat that terrorism poses to the people of India and the region. We expect that the perpetrators of this horrendous attack will be brought to justice.

“On behalf of all Canadians, I extend my deepest sympathies to the victims’ families and friends, and I wish a swift recovery to the injured.”

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