President Buhari condoles India over bridge collapse killing over 141

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed heartfelt condolences to the government and people of India following reports that at least 141 people have died after a British-era bridge in Gujarat’s Morbi collapsed Sunday evening.

Buhari’s condolence was contained in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.

The President said: “On behalf of the government and people of Nigeria, I wish to express my profound sorrow and sincere sympathy to the Prime Minister, families of the deceased and the people of India following this tragic incident.”

He prayed for recovery of all the persons who suffered injuries.

Apart from those that died, 177 of the 500 have been saved and rescue teams are searching for several others who are still missing.

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