Friday, Nov 28, 2008
Claims that Britons were among the attackers in Mumbai were being investigated by the Foreign Office.
As Indian troops cleared the last terrorists from buildings across Mumbai, UK authorities were following up reports on local news channel NDTV that the terrorists included “British citizens of Pakistani origin”.
The claim was made as Gordon Brown called for improved international action against terrorism following the Mumbai attacks.
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He said that as far as the Government was aware, there were no British hostages still being held in the Indian financial capital.
And he said ministers were determined to do what they could to help the Indian authorities dealing with the attacks.
“It is clear that we have got to help the Indian government deal with this terrorist incident and we have sent people from the Metropolitan Police to help,” he told Sky News.
This article was posted: Friday, November 28, 2008 at 5:01 am