Indonesia condemns London terror attack

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The Indonesian government has condemned the London terror attack that took place on Saturday, leading to the deaths of six people and leaving dozens others wounded.

The Indonesian government extends its condolences and deep sympathy to those who were affected and prays for the immediate recovery of those who have been injured by the incident, according to a press statement, released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs received here, Monday.

The government also reaffirmed its support and solidarity towards the British government in the efforts to combat terrorism and terrorist acts.

It was previously reported that a terror attack had taken place on Saturday (June 3) at the London Bridge area, in which civilians were affected.

The most recent attack was recorded as the third one in the span of three months, following an attack near the British Parliament building in London on Mar 22 and a suicide bombing incident at a concert venue in Manchester on May 22.

The Indonesian Embassy in London has coordinated with the local authorities and continues to monitor the security situation in Britain.

Up until this report was released, the Indonesian Embassy in London confirmed that no information was yet received on Indonesian casualties in any of the attacks.

The Indonesian government has encouraged Indonesians residing in London or any other areas in Britain to remain vigilant and avoid visiting places that could potentially be targeted by terrorists.

Any Indonesian in need of assistance and seeking further information can call the Embassys hotline: +44207881221235.(*)