MOSCOW, April 3. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered condolences to Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos Calderon over a heavy flood that has claimed more than 250 lives, the Kremlin said on its website.
"Dear Mr. President, please accept sincere condolences over the heavy loss of human life and heavy destruction caused by floods in Putumayo district," the report says.
Putin expressed sympathy and support for the families of the victims and wished early recovery to all survivors.
According to earlier reports, at least 254 people lost their lives in a heavy flood in Colombia’s Mocoa municipality, Putumayo district on April 1.