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Musharraf: Pakistan Stands with India Against 'Dastardly Terrorist Attack'


Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh says Saturday's bombings in New Delhi are linked to foreign elements. During a phone conversation Monday with Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf, he urged Mr. Musharraf to act against terrorism directed at India.

Mr. Musharraf said Pakistan stands with India against what he called a "dastardly terrorist attack."

The bombings killed almost 60 people and wounded more than 150 others as Hindus prepared for the Diwali festival.

Tuesday, marks the height of Diwali, also known as the festival of lights.

Responsibilty for the attacks has been claimed by the little-known Islamic Revolutionary Front. Indian officials say it has ties to a Kashmiri separatist group outlawed in Pakistan.

Pakistani officials say they have no evidence that Pakistani groups were involved in the attack.

Some information for this story provided by Reuters and AP.

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