Obama condemns suicide bombings in Russian city
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Last Updated: Tuesday, August 18, 2009, 12:27
  
Washington: Condemning the suicide bombing in the Russian city of Nazran, which claimed 20 lives, US President Barack Obama Tuesday said there can be no justification for such an act of terrorism.

"I am deeply troubled about reports of a suicide bombing today in Nazran, Ingushetiya, that resulted in the tragic loss of at least 20 lives and 138 injured," Obama said in a statement.

"There can be no justification for such an act of terrorism," he said.

"This latest attack highlights the concerning increase in violence in the region affecting officials and civilians alike. Our condolences go out to the Government of Russia and the families of victims," Obama said.

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First Published: Tuesday, August 18, 2009, 12:27


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