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UK Parliament shooting: No Indian casualty so far, says Sushma Swaraj

The External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Said That She Is In Regular Touch With The Indian High Commission And Would Extend All Possible Help To Indians In London.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Vikas Mehta | Updated on: 23 Mar 2017, 09:49:00 AM
A file photo of external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj.

New Delhi:

Union External Affairs Minister Sushsma Swaraj informed on Wednesday that there is no Indian causality took place so far near UK Parliament.

The External Affairs Minister said that she is in regular touch with Indian high commission and would extend all possible help to Indians in London.

"Indian High Commission is there to help all Indian nationals in London. Please note the Telephone nos: 020 8629 5950 & 020 7632 3035 (sic)," Swaraj wrote on social media.

India has condemned the attack in London in which five people were killed and 40 injured in the incident.

London's Metropolitan Police said a man mowed down pedestrians on a bridge and stabbed a police officer with a knife outside the British parliament before being shot dead.

The minister advised people to avoid going to Parliament Square.

"All are advised strongly to avoid Parliament Square and check Met Police website for further details on the attack. Stay safe! (sic)," she tweeted.

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"India strongly condemns Westminster terrorist incident &condoles loss of life. No place in democracies & civilisedsocieties for terrorism (sic)," Spokesperson, Ministry ofExternal Affairs, Gopal Baglay tweeted.

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First Published : 23 Mar 2017, 07:07:00 AM