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Greece Sends Condolences Over Tragic Incident in Germany

December 2, 2020

ATHENS — The Greek foreign ministry on Wednesday announced that two Greeks, a man and his newborn daughter, were among those killed in Trier, Germany on Tuesday when a car drove down a pedestrian road, mowing down people in its path. The victim's wife and son were injured and are being treated in hospital.

The Greek foreign ministry expressed its sorrow over the tragic incident in an announcement.

"The General Consulate in Frankfurt is in constant contact with the German authorities to offer any assistance. We convey our deep condolences to the victims' family," it said.

"I express my sorrow for the loss of five human lives, among them two Greek citizens, in the tragic incident in Trier, Germany and my deep condolences to their families. Our thoughts are with the injured and we wish them fast recovery" said Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias in a post.

 

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