NEW YORK: An Islamic civil rights group in America has condemned the "senseless and inexcusable" terror attacks in Mumbai, while asking the Indian government to protect its citizens from possible retaliatory violence.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), an advocacy group for Muslims, said the "cowardly attacks" were "senseless and inexcusable acts of violence against innocent civilians".
"American Muslims stand with our fellow citizens of all faith in repudiating acts of terror wherever they take place and whomever they target," CAIR Executive Director Nihad Awad said.
The Washington-based group, in a statement also asked the Indian government to protect its citizens from any retaliatory attacks that might take place following the incident. (MORE)