The Liberian Leader, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a message of condolence to the President, Government and people of the Republic of Mozambique following the unfortunate explosion of a fuel tanker in Caphiridzange, Tete Province, western Mozambique.
On November 17, at least 73 persons were killed and more than 100 injured when a tanker truck exploded in a small village in Teta Province.
According to a Foreign Ministry release, in the condolence message to her Mozambican counterpart, Mr. Filipe Nyusi, President Sirleaf said: “It is with profound sadness and shock that we have learned of the unfortunate explosion of a fuel tanker in Caphiridzange, Teta Province…”
On behalf of the Government and people of Liberia, and in her own name, President Sirleaf extended to President Nyusi, and through him, to the
Government and people of the Republic of Mozambique, most especially the amilies of the victims, deepest condolences and hoped for a speedy recovery for those injured.
She then prayed that the Almighty God will grant His Excellency and the people of Mozambique strength, courage and fortitude as they go through this difficult period of mourning.