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Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemns Brussels attack

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today described the attacks at the Brussels airport as “condemnable” and “disturbing” even as External Affairs Ministry said no Indian casuality was reported so far.

However, according to Jet airways, which has its European hub for international operations at Brussels airport, said two of its cabin crew were injured in the blasts.

“News from Brussels is disturbing. The attacks are condemnable. Condolences to families of the deceased. May those injured recover quickly,” Modi, who is scheduled to visit Brussels next week for India-EU Summit, tweeted.

A string of explosions rocked Brussels airport and a city metro station today, killing over 20 people.

“I am in touch with Manjeev Puri Indian Ambassador in Brussels. He has informed me that so far there is no report of any Indian casualty.

“However, an Indian lady crew member of Jet Airways is injured. She has been rushed to the hospital,” External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said.

Assuring that Indian Embassy in Brussels will provide all assistance, Swaraj also tweeted the helpline number set up by the mission.

“Indian Embassy’s helpline in Brussels : +32-26409140 +32-26451850 (PABX) & +32-476748575 (mobile)”, she said.


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