Secretary-General, Deeply Saddened by Deadly Bridge Collapse in India, Expresses Condolences to Families, Government

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General is deeply saddened by the tragic news of the collapse of the Morbi bridge in Gujarat on 30 October, which killed at least 134 people and injured 19 others.  He expresses his condolences to the families of the victims, as well as the people and Government of India, and wishes a quick recovery to those injured.

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