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New Delhi, June 28 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday expressed deep concern over the terrorist attack in Tunisia on June 26.

“It was with shock and sadness that I learned of the horrific terrorist attack in Tunisia in which so many innocent people lost their lives,” President Mukherjee said in message to his Tunisian Beji Caid Essebsi.

“Please accept my heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathies of the Government and people of India. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the Tunisians and tourists of different nationalities who lost their lives. We offer our sincere wishes for the speedy recovery of the injured,” he added.

President Mukherjee further said that India strongly condemns all acts of terror and senseless violence.

“We believe that the progress of humanity lies in unity, peace, brotherhood and non-violence. We stand by the people of Tunisia in this difficult hour and reaffirm our commitment to the global efforts against terrorism. We pray for peace in Tunisia as well as the progress and prosperity of its people,” he added.

Earlier on Friday, terror attack struck Tunisia, leaving at least 27 dead. (ANI)

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