India - ferry capsizes in Assam, 2 May 2012
Statement by Vincent Floreani
Deputy Director (Press Division)
Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs
It was with deep grief that we came to learn of a ferry capsizing on Monday in the Brahmaputra River, in Assam, India, claiming more than a hundred lives with as many passengers missing, according to the latest reports.
France conveys its condolences for this tragedy to the victims’ families and near and dear ones. It mourns with the people and the government of India and assures them of its full solidarity in this ordeal.