"I am deeply saddened by the #TheniForestFire and #NepalPlaneCrash, two tragedies that have claimed many lives. My condolences to the families of the victims. You are in my prayers and thoughts," tweeted Gandhi.
"I also wish those injured a speedy recovery," he added.
At least 49 people were killed and 23 injured when a passenger plane of the US-Bangla Airlines crash-landed and exploded into a ball of flames at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on Monday, authorities said.
In the Tamil Nadu fire incident, 10 trekkers died and 14 were seriously injured in a massive forest fire on the Kurangani Hills in the state, an official said on Monday. Chief Minister K. Palaniswami ordered a probe into the incident.
The hill is located in Theni district.
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