Iran expresses sympathy with Californian people

November 16, 2018 - 15:57

TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has expressed sympathy with people in California, where wildfires have ravaged and left 59 people killed.

Qassemi expressed sympathy with the U.S. people and families of the victims.

The Camp Fire ignited on November 8 in the town of Pulga, continued to grow slowly, reaching 141,000 acres on Thursday, with containment reported at 40 percent. Officials say the fire is not expected to be fully contained until the end of November, according to NBC News.

Reportedly, the number of missing people has continued to raise from 297 on Wednesday night to 631 on Thursday night.

NA/PA

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