Annan condemns terrorist attack on India's Parliament as 'senseless violence'

13 December 2001

The United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, today voiced his outrage at the terrorist attack on India's Parliament in New Delhi, in which at least 13 people were killed.

"He condemns, in the strongest possible terms, this unprecedented act of senseless violence against an institution representing the largest parliamentary democracy in the world," Mr. Annan's spokesman told a news briefing in New York.

"The Secretary-General conveys his heartfelt condolences to the Government and people of India and to the families of the victims," the spokesman said.


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