Obama Calls Indian Prime Minister Singh

After President Bush called Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday, President-elect Barack Obama called the prime minister Friday night to offer condolences of his own for the terrorist attacks that have shaken Mumbai since Wednesday.

Obama called Singh around 10:30 p.m. Eastern time yesterday "to express condolences for those killed in the terrorists attacks in Mumbai and to let him know that his thoughts and prayers are with the people of India and all who were affected by the attack," according to Obama's transition office.

Obama has received updates from Bush's State Department on the Mumbia attacks as they unfolded over the past days.