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Nov 14, 2019

Hungary sympathises with Slovakia following fatal bus crash

PM Orbán and President Áder were shocked to hear about the bus accident in Slovakia which caused at least 12 fatalities and nearly 20 people injured.

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has expressed his sympathy to Slovak counterpart Peter Pellegrini over a tragic bus accident that happened near Nyitragerencsér (Nitrianske Hrnciarovce) in Slovakia on Wednesday.

“I would like to express my sympathy and our support on behalf of the Hungarian government and the Hungarian people in this difficult hour,” PM Orbán said.

President János Áder also sent his condolences to Slovakian counterpart Zuzana Čaputová.

President Áder said he was deeply shocked to hear about the accident which caused at least 12 fatalities and nearly 20 people injured, many of them minors. He wished a quick recovery to those injured.

The accident involved a crash between a bus and a lorry on a stretch of road near Nitra, 90 kilometers from the capital Bratislava.

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