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UN Secretary-General Guterres is Devastated by the Morbi Bridge Tragedy

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Morbi bridge collapse

Morbi bridge collapse

In response to the tragic #bridgecollapse in #Morbi, Gujarat, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed his deep sorrow and sent his sympathies to the families of the deceased and injured.

When the British-era suspension bridge collapsed on Sunday night in Morbi town in the Saurashtra district, at least 134 people perished in the catastrophe.

The Secretary-spokesperson, General’s Stephane Dujarric, said in a statement on Monday that he was “deeply saddened by the dreadful news of the collapse of the Morbi bridge in Gujarat.”

According to the statement, Guterres sent his sympathies to the dead’ families as well as to the people and government of India. He also wished the injured individuals a speedy recovery.

Deep grief at the bridge collapse in Gujarat, India, wrote Csaba Korosi, the UN General Assembly’s 77th session president, in a tweet. My sympathies and thoughts are with the victims, their families, and the first responders.

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