PARIS: There have been no Indian casualties so far in the horrific Paris attacks where around 160 people are feared dead.
“There have been no Indian casualties so far. Some called us for aid and we have helped them in every way,” Manish Prabhat, Deputy Chief of Mission in France told ANI exclusively.
He added that the help line number has been opened since the attack began last night and are ready to extend their help to any stranded Indian citizen or concerned kin.
“No one has asked us yet to be sent back home,” Prabhat added.Following the horrific serial attacks in the Indian Embassy in France opened its helpline number for stranded Indian citizens in the terror struck city.
“Indian Embassy telephone 0140507070 open, we hope all Indians are safe. Our prayers with families affected and solidarity with France,” Indian Ambassador to France Mohan Kumar tweeted.
President Hollande has declared a state of emergency and ordered closing all borders while a city-wide curfew has been enacted, the first in Paris since 1944.The nation was left in mourning and the world in unbelievable shock as scores were killed in the coordinated attacks late on Friday.