Modi condemns ‘terror’ attack in France

Modi condemns ‘terror’ attack in France

Paris, July 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday condemned the “terror” attack in Nice, saying India stood with France in this hour of sadness.

“Appalled by the horrific attack in Nice. I strongly condemn such mindless acts of violence. My thoughts are with the families of deceased,” Modi said in a tweet on Friday morning.

“India shares the pain and stands firmly with our French sisters and brothers in this hour of immense sadness,” Modi said.

At least 80 people were killed on Thursday night when a large truck mowed through a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice.

French President Francois Hollande said the truck attack was of a “terrorist character”.

Modi hoped for early recovery of the injured people. Over 150 people were injured in the mayhem.

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