Paris attacks: Sushma Swaraj writes to French counterpart

New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday sent a message to her French counterpart Laurent Fabius following Friday’s terror attacks in Paris, expressing profound grief over the tragedy.

“EAM @SushmaSwaraj writes to French FM @LaurentFabius. At this time our 1st thoughts are prayers for the families of victims who perished,” Vikas Swarup, spokesperson in the external affairs ministry, tweeted.

“We stand united with the people and the government of France in this hour of profound grief,” Sushma Swaraj wrote.

At least 127 people were killed as eight terrorists armed with automatics and in suicide vests unleashed Mumbai-style mayhem in six crowded parts of Paris on Friday night.

Sushma Swaraj earlier tweeted that she had spoken to the Indian ambassador in France and no Indian national was among the casualties.

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