Ontario, July 28 : Canadian Foreign Minister David Emerson today condemned the series of bombings that have occurred in India over the last two days.
"Canada strongly condemns the recent terrorist bombings in the Indian cities of Bangalore and Ahmedabad, which occurred near markets and hospitals," said Emerson.
"These latest attacks are deplorable. The indiscriminate killing of innocent civilians, including women and children, cannot be tolerated. On behalf of all Canadians, I extend my condolences to the families and friends of those who lost their lives, and I wish a speedy recovery to the injured. Canada and India share a commitment to freedom, democracy, human rights and the rule of law. We stand firmly united with the people of India in their determination to combat terrorism," he added.
The minister was reacting to the death of over 40 people and injuries to over 160 in bomb blasts in Bangalore and Ahmedabad.