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* Sri Lankan President sends condolences to victims of Iranian plane crash
Fri, Aug 15, 2014, 06:57 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 15, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, in a letter to Iranian President Dr. Hassan Rouhani, conveyed condolences to those who have been affected by the crash of the passenger plane in the Iranian capital Tehran.

"The Government and the people of Sri Lanka join me in expressing our heartfelt condolences to the Government and the people of Iran, particularly the bereaved families, and wish a speedy recovery to those injured in this tragedy," President Rajapaksa said.

According to latest reports, 39 people were killed and several others were injured when a regional passenger plane assembled in Iran crashed Sunday during take-off.

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