British MP Vaz says more attacks like India bombing likely

February 15, 2012 16:24

NEW DELHI - Third countries will increasingly get caught in the crossfire of other nations' conflicts, the head of a key British parliament committee said on Wednesday, after a bomb was planted on the car of an Israeli diplomat in New Delhi this week.

"An attack in broad daylight in the capital city of the world's largest democracy, by what appears to be one group of people against the other, is totally unacceptable," said Keith Vaz, the head of Britain's influential Home Affairs Committee that has dealt extensively with the issue of militant threats.

"India is the third country in this context, an innocent bystander," the Labor member of parliament added in an interview in New Delhi.

" Third countries are going to be increasingly used unless we tighten our grip on counter-terrorism."

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