Vietnamese leaders send condolences to Indian counterparts over bridge collapse

October, 31/2022 - 17:17
The death toll has risen to 134 in the bridge collapse in India's western state of Gujarat on Sunday evening, according to media reports.
Rescue workers next to a collapsed bridge in Morbi district of India's western state of Gujarat. The death toll has risen to 134 in the bridge collapse in India's western state of Gujarat on Sunday evening, according to media reports. — XINHUA/VNA Photo

HÀ NỘI — President Nguyễn Xuân Phúc on Monday sent his condolences to Indian President Droupadi Murmu and the bereaved families of those killed after a bridge collapsed in India's western state of Gujarat on Sunday.

On the same day, Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính sent his condolences to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The 150-year-old suspension bridge collapsed when nearly 500 people, including women and children, were celebrating a religious festival on and around it.

The accident has left at least 134 dead. VNS

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