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President Ramaphosa sends messages of condolence to India and Somalia

President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent messages of condolence to the Republic of India and the Federal Republic of Somalia following disasters that have led to the tragic deaths of scores of people in the two countries. 

In India, more than 140 people perished following the collapse of a bridge in the state of Gurarat during Diwali festivities. 

In Somalia, an explosion in the capital Mogadishu claimed the lives of about 100 people, with scores of others reported injured. 

President Ramaphosa said the thoughts of the people of South Africa are with the Indian and Somali families that have lost their loved ones. President Ramaphosa wished all the injured speedy recoveries.

Media enquires: Vincent Magwenya, Spokesperson to the President on +27 82 835 6315

Issued by: The Presidency