Sydney hostage crisis: Modi lauds Australian PM’s leadership

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By Sarkaritel December 16, 2014 13:57

Sydney hostage crisis: Modi lauds Australian PM’s leadership


New Delhi, Dec 16  Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said he spoke to Australian Premier Tony Abbott and appreciated his leadership that led to resolving the Sydney hostage crisis.

“Had a telephone conversation with PM @TonyAbbottMHR on the hostage crisis in Sydney,” Modi said in a tweet.

“Appreciated PM @TonyAbbottMHR’s leadership that led to resolving of the crisis and release of the hostages, which included two Indians,” he added.

Modi also condoled the loss of lives in the incident to the victim’s families.

“Two innocent people lost their lives in the hostage crisis. My deepest condolences to their families,” he said.

Many people, including two Indians, were taken hostage at a popular cafe in Sydney in Australia by a gunman Monday. The crisis ended with the police storming the cafe and killing the gunman.

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel December 16, 2014 13:57