Putin condoles King Abdullah over Dead Sea Flood victims


Published: 2018-10-28 12:21

Last Updated: 2023-09-28 23:52

Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed condolences to His Majesty King Abdullah II over the tragedy of the flash flood in the Dead Sea area, which resulted in more than 20 deaths and 30 injuries.

As stated on the Kremlin’s website, the cable sent to His Majesty reads: “Please accept my deepest condolences over the death of the tour bus passengers killed by the tragic accident on shores of the Dead Sea. It is especially sad that most of the victims of this disaster were children.”

Putin also expressed words of sincere sympathy and support to the victims’ families and wished those injured a speedy recovery.

The Russian Embassy in Amman also expressed condolences through Facebook and Twitter on Sunday, October 28, 2018.