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Prime Minister condemns serial blasts in Delhi

New Delhi
October 29, 2005 

The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh has condemned the serial blasts in Delhi. He was informed about them upon his arrival at Kolkata from Agartala. In a message, he said: “The target is clearly the innocent citizens. Efforts to spread chaos and disturb peace will not be allowed to succeed at any cost. The Government is determined to defeat nefarious designs of terrorist elements. The perpetrators of these heinous acts will be dealt with firmly. The security agencies are already working in this regard. All sections of society are required to remain calm and extend fullest co-operation to them.”

Dr. Singh expressed deep shock and grief over the loss of lives and grievous injuries caused to innocent civilians in these bomb blasts. He expressed heart-felt condolences to the next of kin of those killed in the blasts.