India condemns Istanbul suicide attack

New Delhi : Reiterating the stand against terrorism, India on Wednesday strongly condemned the suicide attack in Istanbul and expresses solidarity with the government and people of Turkey.

“The Government of India strongly condemns the suicide attack that occurred in Istanbul yesterday. India unequivocally opposes terrorism in all its forms and expresses solidarity with the Government and the people of Turkey,” said Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Vikas Swarup.

“We extend our sincere condolences to the bereaved families and wish a speedy recovery to those injured in this despicable act,” he added.

An Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militant killed at least 10 foreign nationals, most of them Germans, and wounded 15 others after blowing himself up at a tourist spot in Istanbul’s old city yesterday. (ANI)