He expressed condolences to the families of the deceased and sent prayers for the injured.

"Terror attack in Pakistan near Wagah border is shocking," Modi tweeted.

"I strongly condemn such a dastardly act of terrorism," he added.

At least 55 people, including 11 women and three security personnel, were killed and nearly 200 injured when a suicide attacker detonated a powerful bomb at Wagah in Pakistan, minutes after the popular flag-lowering ceremony at the main Indo-Pak land border crossing.

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