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France sends condolences to India over deadly landslide
August 04,2014   By:Xinhua

PARIS, Aug. 4,2014-- France on Friday sent its condolences to India after a devastating landslide killed 60 people in the western state of Maharashtra.

"In these tragic circumstances, France expresses its deepest sympathy to the victims and solidarity with the authorities and the people of India," the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Caused by heavy rains, a landslide wiped out a village on Wednesday morning. It submerged 46 homes and trapped underneath 700 residents while they were asleep.

100 people were still missing, according to Indian officials.

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