Iran condemns terrorist attacks in Mumbai 2008-11-27 22:46:26   Print

    TEHRAN, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- Iran's Foreign Ministry on Thursday condemned the recent terrorist attacks in Indian city of Mumbai that left more than 100 people dead, state television reported.

    "Iran is also a victim of terrorist attacks and is ready to fight against such evil acts on all levels," Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Hassan Qashqavi said in a statement.

    He also expressed the sympathy of the Iranian people and government toward the Indian nation and the families of the victims.

    There was no Iranian national among the victims of the terrorist attacks, according to the state television report.

    Teams of gunmen stormed luxury hotels, a popular restaurant, a crowded train station and a Jewish center in Mumbai since Wednesday night, killing at least 101 people.

    The gunmen also held Westerners hostage in coordinated attacks on India's commercial center. Dozens of people were still trapped or held captive Thursday, according to media reports.

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