India expresses sorrow over loss by devastating thunderstorm

Published On: April 2, 2019 09:33 PM NPT By: Republica


KATHMANDU, April 2: India has expressed sorrow over the loss of life and damage to property in the devastating thunderstorm that struck Bara and Parsa districts on Sunday.

In a press statement issued on Tuesday evening by the spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs on behalf of the Indian government, it has been said, “We are deeply saddened to learn of the loss of life and damage to property in Nepal following the devastating thunderstorm that struck Bara and Parsa districts of Nepal. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those who have lost their dear ones, sustained injuries or suffered damage to their property.”

The Indian government has also expressed its readiness to provide relief assistance as may be required by Nepal and has added that the Embassy of India in Kathmandu and Consulate in Birgunj are regular in contact with authorities of Nepal for the support in relief and rescue operation. 


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