Statement from Obama on Mumbai Attacks
The Obama transition team has released a statement condemning the terrorist attacks in Mumbai.
“President-Elect Obama strongly condemns today’s terrorist attacks in Mumbai, and his thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their families, and the people of India. These coordinated attacks on innocent civilians demonstrate the grave and urgent threat of terrorism. The United States must continue to strengthen our partnerships with India and nations around the world to root out and destroy terrorist networks. We stand with the people of India, whose democracy will prove far more resilient than the hateful ideology that led to these attacks.”
Seven locations have been targeted and there is unconfirmed reports of 78 fatalities.