Syria expresses condolences to Russia over Magnitogorsk incident
Syria followed up with deep regret and sorrow the incident of the collapse of a residential building in Russia's Magnitogorsk, the Syrian Foreign and Expatriates Ministry said.
"The Syrian Arab Republic expresses warm sympathy with the friendly Russian leadership, government and people over this tragic incident, and it extends heartfelt condolences to families of the victims, wishing a speedy recovery for the injured," SANA cited the Syrian Foreign and Expatriates Ministry as saying.
On the morning of December 31, a section of a dwelling house in Magnitogorsk collapsed. The search and rescue operation continued four days on a round-the-clock basis. According to the latest data, the accident claimed the lives of 39 people, among them six children.