Authorities said the total number of students in the bus was not confirmed as rescue operations were still under way. "My prayers and solidarity with those who lost their near and dear ones in the accident", said Modi in a statement posted on the official Twitter handle of the Prime Minister's Office.
The attack took place hours after U.S. President Donald Trump warned of a "big price to pay" following the reports of a poison gas attack on the rebel-held town of Douma which killed dozens of people, including children. "The people and the government didn't surrender to December's manufactured social crisis, nor will they succumb to an engineered economic and information crisis in April", Hesamodin Ashna, a senior adviser to Rouhani, said in a tweet.
Cohen's attorney, Stephen Ryan, said Monday's raid was conducted by the U.S. Attorney's office in Manhattan and was based at least partly on a referral from Mueller. I said, that is really now in a whole new level of unfairness. "The decision by the U.S. Attorney's Office in NY to conduct their investigation using search warrants is completely inappropriate and unnecessary", the lawyer, Stephen Ryan, told NBC in a statement .
The Syrian government denied the allegations, which could not be independently verified. "Through the relevant channels we already conveyed to the USA that armed force under mendacious pretext against Syria - where, at the request of the legitimate government of a country, Russian troops have been deployed - could lead to grave repercussions", he said.
North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has agreed to meet at a summit with President Donald Trump , and North Korea is also willing to talk denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, Trump Administration officials said Sunday night. It followed reports from unnamed U.S. administration officials that the United States was in contact with North Korea in preparation for the talks. A South Korean envoy told North Korean President Kim Jong Un to end his smoking habit, reported Sky News .
Nebenzia rejected a USA call for the world body to set up a probe to identify the perpetrators of what rescuers called a "poisonous chlorine gas attack " late Saturday in the enclave of Douma , near Damascus. The attack comes about a week after Trump told military leaders to draw up plans to prepare a withdrawal of the remaining U.S. troops from Syria. And any new action raise the risk of open conflict with Russian Federation which, like Iran, has deployed forces to defend Assad s regime.