Thu, 21 Feb 2013 21:45:00 GMT | By IANS

PM calls Hyderabad blasts a 'dastardly attack'

A tweet from the prime minister's office quoting Manmohan Singh said the guilty would not go unpunished

PM calls Hyderabad blasts a 'dastardly attack' (© Reuters)

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday decsribed the twin blasts in Hyderabad as an "dastardly attack" and said the guilty should not "go unpunished."

"This is a dastardly attack, the guilty will not go unpunished," a tweet from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) quoted Manmohan Singh as saying of of the two blasts that killed at least 10 people and injured 50.

The PMO also said that the prime minister "strongly condemned" the bomb blasts.

"I appeal to the public to remain calm and maintain peace."

"PM also directed the central agencies to extend all possible help to Andhra Pradesh state authorities in relief operations," the tweet said.

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