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UK envoy lays wreath at Jallianwala Bagh memorial, expresses 'deep regret'

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British High to Sir laid a wreath at the memorial here on Saturday on the centenary of the massacre and said Britain "deeply regretted" the suffering caused to the victims.

"The event of 100 years ago today reflects a shameful act in British-history. We deeply regret what happened and the suffering caused. I am pleased today that the UK and have and remain committed to developing further a thriving partnership," Asquith wrote in the visitor's book at the memorial.

in India also expressed "deep sorrow" at the loss of lives in the 100-year-old massacre.

"Today we remember with deep sorrow those who were killed on 13 April 1919 and regret the suffering caused," read a tweet on its official page.

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First Published: Sat, April 13 2019. 08:50 IST
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