President János Áder, in a letter to his German counterpart, expressed his condolences to the families and friends of victims in a bus accident on the Portuguese island of Madeira.
“I was shocked to hear the news of the tragic bus accident on the island of Madeira, which claimed the lives of many German citizens,” Ader wrote in his letter to Frank-Walter Steinmeier. The president wished a speedy recovery to those injured in the accident.
Foreign Minister Expresses Condolences over Madeira Bus Accident
Twenty-nine people were killed and 27 injured when a bus carrying German tourists veered off the road and rolled down a hillside in Madeira on Wednesday evening.
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