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Statement by President Higgins following tragedy in Gujarat, India

Date: Mon 31st Oct, 2022 | 12:44

“People throughout the world have been deeply saddened by the news of the terrible tragedy which has occurred following the collapse of a suspension bridge over the Machchu River in the city of Morbi in Gujarat, India.

As President of Ireland, may I express my deepest sympathies to the families of all those who have lost their lives.

The emergency services who have responded to this terrible incident are in my thoughts and I wish a speedy recovery to all those who have been injured.”