Dmitry Medvedev sent condolences to President of India Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh following the fire in the city of Calcutta.
The President's telegram reads, in part:
"Please accept my heartfelt condolences in connection with the fire that broke out in a hospital in Calcutta and claimed numerous victims.
Please convey my sympathy and commiseration to the families and friends of the victims, and my wishes for a swift recovery to all the injured."
December 10, 2011, 14:30