Amarnath terror attack: Aung San Suu Kyi writes to Narendra Modi offering condolences

New Delhi: Myanmar's state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, condemning the terror attack that killed seven Amarnath pilgrims, the government said on Thursday.

A file image of Aung San Suu Kyi. Reuters

A file image of Aung San Suu Kyi. Reuters

Suu Kyi also offered condolences to the victims of the 10 July terror attack.

"Myanmar State Counsellor @OfficialSuuKyi writes to PM @narendramodi, condemns #AmarnathYatraattack and offers heartfelt condolences," Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Gopal Baglay tweeted.

Leaders of several nations have condemned the attack on Amarnath pilgrims.

Condemnation against the Amarnath attack has poured in from the international community since the attack, with the US and Iran deploring the strike and Germany, France and Bangladesh expressing their solidarity with India in the fight against terrorism and extremism.

While Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina wrote to her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, condemning the "heinous" terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims and reaffirming her country's support to India at this "difficult hour", Nepal's foreign affairs ministry, in a release, also strongly denounced the terrorist attack and expressed its condolences.


Published Date: Jul 13, 2017 10:17 pm | Updated Date: Jul 13, 2017 10:17 pm