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Estonia Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Volgograd

02.01.2014

Foreign Minister Urmas Paet condemned today’s subsequent terrorist attack in Volgograd and expressed his condolences to the friends and relatives of those who were killed or injured, and all those who were affected by the tragedy in Volgograd.

Estonia condemns all manifestations of terrorism, according to Foreign Minister Urmas Paet. “The aim of the terrorist attacks was to kill as many people as possible, people who were going to work or to visit their relatives for the holidays. The aim of the attack was to sow fear. These are grave crimes,” said Paet.

According to initial information, 14 people were killed and another 28 were injured in today’s explosion in the city of Volgograd in South Russia. In the terrorist attack that took place on 29 December, when a terrorist suicide bomber created an explosion in the Volgograd train station, at least 17 people were killed and 45 were injured.   

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