Germany, France condemn Varanasi blast

Germany and France on Wednesday condemned the bomb blast in Varanasi and expressed their condolences to the victims of the attack.

Last Updated: Dec 08, 2010, 22:12 PM IST

New Delhi: Germany and France on Wednesday condemned
the bomb blast in Varanasi and expressed their condolences to
the victims of the attack.

Deputy Head of the German Embassy Christian-Matthias
Schlaga met Home Secretary G K Pillai to express Germany`s
deepest condolences over the Varanasi blast that took place
last evening.
Schlaga condemned the horrific act and said that Germany
was with India in this hour of need.

"France most firmly condemns yesterday`s terrorist blast
in Varanasi, which claimed one life and injured several tens
of people," a French Embassy spokesperson said.

He said a French national was slightly affected and was
taken care of at the local hospital.
"We convey our condolences to the family of the victim of
this dastardly and cruel act, and assure the injured as well
as the government and the people of India of our solidarity
and sympathy," the spokesperson said.

PTI