Canada condoles death of a Canadian in Mumbai attacks

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Ottawa/New Delhi, Nov.28 : Canadian Foreign Minister Lawrence Cannon has confirmed the death of one Canadian citizen in the terror attacks in Mumbai.

In a statement that was released by the Canadian High Commission in New Delhi, Cannon said: "We are now able to confirm the tragic death of one Canadian in these attacks. The family of the victim has been notified and consular officials are providing full assistance. Our sincere condolences and thoughts are with the family.

"For privacy reasons and out of respect for the family, we are not able to release the victim's name or further details.

"One of the two Canadians who only suffered minor injuries in the attack has been released from hospital. The other Canadian has suffered more serious injuries and is in intensive care, but in stable condition. Consular officials visited him last night and we are in contact with his family.

"I want to reassure Canadians and families affected that the Government of Canada is deploying every effort to assist Canadians in Mumbai. We continue to monitor the situation very closely."

ANI

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