India condemns Brussels terror attacks

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New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) India on Tuesday condemned in the “strongest possible terms” the terror attacks in Belgium’s capital Brussels that left 28 people dead.

“We condemn this attack in the strongest possible terms,” external affairs ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup told the media.

“We stand in solidarity with the people and government of Belgium. We offer our condolences to the families of the victims.

“Terrorism is a global scourge and the attack in Belgium underscores the need to counter it unitedly.”

He said the Indian embassy in Brussels was closely monitoring the situation. “As of now we have no reports of any Indian casualties.”

The Indian mission has set up helpline numbers +32 26409140, +32 26451850 (PABXC) and +32 476748575 (Mobile) for Indians to get in touch.

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At least 28 people were killed as two deadly explosions rocked the Zaventem airport and another the main metro station in Brussels on Tuesday.

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