Egypt condoles with Turkey over deadly storm
At least 5 people died, 63 injured due to heavy winds and subsequent damages in Marmaris region
Egypt on Thursday offered its condolences to Turkey over deadly storms that hit the country's Marmara region, which also includes the metropolis of Istanbul, earlier this week.
"Egypt followed with more sadness and sorrow the news of the human losses resulting from the storms that hit the Marmara region in Turkey, which resulted in a number of casualties and dozens of injuries, in addition to the material losses it left behind," the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in a statement shared on Facebook.
"Egypt extends its sincere condolences to Turkey following this painful affliction, and expresses its wishes for a speedy recovery for the injured," it added.
At least five people died and 63 injured due to the heavy winds and the subsequent damages, according to Turkey's Health Minister Fahrettin Koca.
*Writing by Mahmoud Barakat