Lahore blast: PM Narendra Modi Calls Up Nawaz Sharif

New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi telephoned his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif after the Lahore park blast that killed at least 65, and expressed his condolences.

“PM Narendra Modi called Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif to express his deep condolences at the terrorist attack in #Lahore,” Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted.

Terming the attack as cowardly for targeting women and children, Modi underlined the need for ‘uncompromising efforts’ to fight terror.

“During the conversation, PM Narendra Modi underlined the need for uncompromising efforts to fight against terrorism.”

At least 69 people were killed and over 250 injured, mostly women and children, when a powerful blast ripped through a public park in Lahore where Christian families were celebrating Easter on Sunday.

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