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Bombings in Nairobi and Dar-es-Salaam

August 8, 1998

The Following is the text of a press release issued by the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi 

The government and the people of India are shocked and greatly saddened at the wanton acts of
  terrorism perpetrated yesterday in Nairobi and Dar-es-Salaam leading to tragic loss of life, injuries
  to innocent people and widespread damage to property.

 Prime Minister of India has today sent messages to the President of Kenya, Tanzania and the United
  States of America expressing deep shock and sorrow over the incidents as well as underscoring the
  need for all countries to cooperate effectively to combat the scourge of international terrorism. He
  has also conveyed India's readiness to extend humanitarian assistance to Kenya and Tanzania.