Train accident in India

Statement of the Spokesperson of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development.

Paris, 20 November 2016

It is with deep grief that we learnt of the Indore-Patna Express accident on 20th November in Kanpur, which claimed the lives of over one hundred people, according to the latest toll.

France offers its condolences to the near and dear ones of the victims of this tragedy and wishes a speedy recovery to the injured.

It assures India of its solidarity in this terrible ordeal.

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