Havana on May 24 (ACN) Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Bruno Rodriguez BarrillaToday, I send my condolences to the government and people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, for the effects of the Nyiragongo volcano eruption.
On Twitter, the head of Cuban diplomacy expressed his regret for the loss of life and material damage caused by this incident.
“My deepest condolences to the people and government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, for the loss of life and material damage caused by the eruption of Nyiragongo volcano,” wrote the foreign minister.
Bruno Rodríguez P (BrunoRguezP) May 24, 2021
Nyiragongo volcano, one of the most active volcano in the world, began an eruption on Saturday, causing thousands of people to evacuate from the city of Goma in North Kivu Province.
According to the Ministry of Communications and Information of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the lava flow stopped on Sunday morning near the aforementioned city, but the magma managed to destroy several houses.
The initial balance indicates that about 15 people died, nine of them in accidents that occurred during the evacuation and two due to calcification.
The last eruption of Nyiragongo volcano occurred in January 2002, destroying around 90,000 homes.
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