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Hide Expresses Condolences For Terror Victims

Hide Expresses Condolences For Terror Victims

ACT Leader Rodney Hide today expressed his condolences for the victims
of terrorist attacks in India's commercial capital, Mumbai.

Eight devastating explosions in commuter trains travelling on the city's
Western Line have killed at least 167 people and wounded nearly 500.

"There is a large Indian community resident in New Zealand and they will
be affected by these outlandish acts of terror", Mr Hide said.

"India is an emerging powerhouse of free enterprise, trade and
development. It is a threat only to those who oppose prosperity.

"ACT condemns this outrageous attack on peaceful people, most of whom
were only trying to make their way home from a day’s work.

"I extend my sympathy to the families of all those injured and killed,
and to the Indian people as a whole, in this time of extreme sadness",
Mr Hide said.


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