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Pranab Mukherjee condemns Manchester blast, stands by people in distress

PTI
Published May 23, 2017, 3:35 pm IST
Updated May 23, 2017, 3:36 pm IST
The blast occurred at US star Ariana Grande's pop concert in Manchester claiming 22 lives and injuring 59.
President Pranab Mukherjee. (Photo: File)
 President Pranab Mukherjee. (Photo: File)

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday strongly condemned the blast in the UK's Manchester which killed at least 22 people and injured around 59.

In a series of tweets, the president said he was shocked to hear of the Manchester blast and conveyed condolences to the families of deceased and prayers for the injured.

 

"India stands by government and people of UK in this hour of distress," Mukherjee said.

The explosion occurred at a pop concert by the US star Ariana Grande in the Manchester city and has been confirmed as a terror attack.

The pop star is safe after the incident.

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Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi




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