Prince William expresses grief over temple fire in India

2016-04-11 12:43
 (Evan Vucci, AP)

(Evan Vucci, AP)

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Mumbai - Prince William took a moment during a gala ball to express grief over the Hindu temple fire that left more than 100 dead in south India.

The Duke of Cambridge was speaking at a gala ball held at Mumbai's iconic Taj Palace Hotel, after he and his wife, Catherine, arrived for a week long visit to the region.

Press Trust of India quotes William as saying to the guests: "Catherine and I would like to offer our condolences to all those affected by the terrible fire at the temple in Kollam. I know all of you in this room will join us in the sentiments."

The fire, started by a fireworks display, engulfed the Puttingal temple complex early on Sunday. More than 100 people were killed and hundreds were injured.

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