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My Thoughts Are With The Families Who Have Lost Their Loved Ones – Says PM

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On his official Facebook page on Thursday evening, the Prime Minister reacted after the tragedy that occurred in Mare-Longue where a high kanwar collided with a high voltage power cable at Mare-Longue. Two pilgrims died. “My thoughts are with the families who have lost their loved ones. I pray to Shiv to give them strength and courage in these difficult times. Om shanti,” the PM wrote. The two victims are Rohan Dorjan, 22, and Parmeshwar Dookeea, 35. About 15 other pilgrims were injured. They were rushed to Candos Hospital. Half of them were able to return home after receiving treatment.

“Mauritius is shocked by this tragedy,” said Duval.

The opposition leader was also in Albion on Friday for the funeral of the two pilgrims who died at Mare Longue. For Xavier-Luc Duval, the whole island of Mauritius is shocked by this tragedy. “We share the pain of the bereaved families. We also pray for those who are still in hospital and we wish them a good recovery,” he said. The opposition leader added that at the beginning of the new parliamentary term, it will be necessary to look at the circumstances of the tragedy, what should have been done and what should be done in the future. But this is not the time to do so,” he added.

“This is a big tragedy”, says Ramgoolam

The leader of the Labour Party was in Albion this Friday. He paid a visit to the relatives of the two victims of the Mare Longue tragedy where a kawar caught fire and two people lost their lives. Navin Ramgoolam said that this is “an extraordinary tragedy” that could have been avoided. “These are young people who have been doing Lent and sacrifices. They made their kawar. But a tragedy happened,” he said. Navin Ramgoolam added that this is not the time to point fingers. According to him, the DPP will surely initiate a judicial enquiry following this tragedy.

Paul Bérenger expresses his support to the families of the pilgrims who died at Mare Longue

It is on his Facebook page that the leader of the MMM commented on the tragedy that occurred at Mare Longue on Thursday. He offered his condolences to the families affected by this tragedy. Paul Bérenger also wishes a speedy recovery to the pilgrims admitted to hospital.

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