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India condemns bomb attack in Iran

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

on Thursday strongly condemned the suicide bombing in Iran's city where it is building a port for access to and central Asian countries.

said the perpetrators of the dastardly attack which took place earlier on Thursday should be brought to justice expeditiously.

Two people were killed and 28 injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up near the police headquarters in Chabahar, Iranian news agency reported.

The blast took place after the police blocked an explosive-laden vehicle from driving into the headquarters, it added.

"strongly condemns today's despicable attack in .. There can be no justification for any act of terrorism," Kumar said at a press briefing here.

"We express our condolences to the government, the people of and the families of the victims of this attack. We wish speedy recovery to those injured," he added.

is building a port in which will give it access to and mark a significant step since has been denying it access by road to

The port is being developed as part of a new for land-locked Afghanistan and is expected to be functional by 2019.

India, Afghanistan and in October held their first trilateral meeting to review progress on the project.

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 18:55 IST