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Swaraj assures all assistance to Sikh man injured in Afghan blast

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

today said she has spoken with a Sikh man, who was admitted to AIIMS here after being injured in the blast that claimed 19 lives in Afghanistan's last week, and offered all assistance to him.

The suicide attack had on July 1 killed 19 people, including 13 members from the Afghan Sikh community.

"I have spoken to injured in blast and now admitted in He is progressing well and should be discharged next week. We have offered him all help and assistance, Swaraj tweeted.

Swaraj had met the relatives of some of the victims of the terror attack last week.

The bomber had targeted a minority communities delegation as it was travelling to the governor's residence in the eastern city of for a meeting with

Swaraj also extended assistance to a man whose wife suddenly passed away in

The deceased woman's son requested Swaraj for help on Twitter, saying his mother was travelling as part of a group when she felt breathless and vomited.

She was taken to a hospital where she was declared dead and her mortal remains were with the hospital.

Swaraj asked India's Ambassador to Sibi George to help the family of the deceased.

has accredited its embassy in Bern, Switzerland, to the Holy See (Vatican).

The Indian told Swaraj that the embassy was extending all support and assistance to the deceased's husband in transferring the mortal remains to as soon as possible.

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First Published: Sun, July 08 2018. 20:25 IST