Jerusalem, July 24, 2003

Israel condemns terrorist attack in Kashmir
(Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesman)

The Government of Israel strongly condemns the terrorist attack that was perpetrated Monday, July 21, against innocent Hindu worshipers at the Vaishnodevi Shrine in Kashmir, one of the holiest sites of the Hindu religion.

Israel is engaged in a constant battle against terrorism and calls on the family of nations to join in combat against the plague of terrorism.

The people of Israel understands and shares the grief of the bereaved families and expresses its solidarity with the people and government of India.