At least 14 people were killed and more than 30 injured when a bus crashed into a ravine in North Macedonia on Wednesday. The country is observing two days of mourning.
Albanian top authorities post messages to express their condolences with the victims’ families following Gostivar accident. The President of the Republic, Ilir Meta stated in a status on “Facebook”, that he is affected and saddened by the news and says he is spiritually close to hurt families. “Deeply affected and saddened by the shocking news of losing lives in the tragedy of the bus on the Skopje-Tetovo highway. In these difficult moments, I am spiritually close to the families affected by this tragedy, the relatives and friends of the victims and all the citizens of North Macedonia! Sincere Condolences and Fraternal Solidarity! I sincerely wish for a quick recovery for all the wounded, “writes the Head of State.
Through a message, Assembly Speaker Gramoz Ruçi expresses his condolences to the victims of the Gostivar accident “We are all shocked by the tragic accident. We share the deep grief with families for losing loved ones. Fraternal solidarity with the citizens of Gostivar “, says Ruçi.
Meanwhile, PM Rama, while expressing his condolences writes: Deep sorrow for the tragedy of the bus to the neighboring country of North Macedonia, where the number of victims and injured has shocked many families. We are spiritually close to all families and friends of this friendly country.
The leader of the Democratic Party, Lulzim Basha, expressed his sympathy for the victims’ families. In a social media post, Basha wishes a quick recovery to the injured. “With deep sorrow I heard the news of the tragic accident near Gostivar. In these hours of pain and deep shock, I express my sympathy for the families of the victims, and solidarity with the local and central authorities of northern Macedonia, “Basha writes.