Laszlo Kover – Photo: Inforadio YouTube channel

House Speaker expresses condolences to Indian counterpart over train disaster

House Speaker Laszlo Kover sent telegrams to Jagdeep Dhankar, speaker of the Upper House of India's Parliament, and Om Birla, speaker of the Lower House, expressing his condolences over the train crash that took place in the state of Odisha on Friday.
4. June 2023 17:26

According to the telegrams sent to MTI by the press office of parliament on Sunday, Kover expressed his heartfelt sympathy and sincere condolences to relatives of the victims, and wished a speedy and full recovery to the injured.

“In this hour of mourning, our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families,” Kover said in the telegrams.

On Friday evening, at least 288 people died and more than 850 were injured when a passenger train was derailed and another train coming from the opposite direction crashed into its carriages in the eastern Indian state of Odisha.

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