Presient Mukherjee condemns Stockholm terror attack

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday condemned the terror attack in the Swedish capital that left four people dead and at least 15 injured.

"The people of India saw the news of the dastardly attack on pedestrians in the heart of Stockholm yesterday with shock and great sadness. Please accept our heartfelt condolences," Mukherjee said in a message to Swedish king Carl XVI Gustaf.

The President said India believes that such indiscriminate acts of violence against innocent populations cannot be justified under any circumstances. 

"Our hearts go out to the families of the victims and we pray for the swift and full recovery of all those who were injured in the incident," he said.