We turned the phone over to Molly who wanted to offer her condolences to Howie.
The amir Abdur Rahman died on the 1st of October 1901; and two days later his eldest son, Habibullah, formally announced his accession to the rulership. He was recognized with acclamation by the army, by the religious bodies, by the principal tribal chiefs and by all classes of the people as their lawful sovereign; while a deputation of Indian Mahommedans was despatched to Kabul from India to convey the condolences and congratulations of the viceroy.
We convey our sincerest condolences to their family, friends and community.
He expressed condolences to all those affected by the bombing.
Dean offered his condolences just as the doorbell rang.