President of the Republic receives condolence message from Australia Western Sahara Association

Australia, April 12, 2018 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Frente POLISARIO, Mr. Brahim Gali, has Wednesday received a message of condolences from Australia Western Sahara Association following the military aircraft crash yesterday resulting in 257 people dead, including 10 crew members and thirty Sahrawi patients.

“Members of the Australia Western Sahara Association were shocked to learn that  30 Saharawis died in yesterday's tragic plane crash at Boufarik. “Australia Western Sahara Association said in its condolence message 

The Association, at this sad time, has sincerely extended its condolences to the President of the SADR and General Secretary of the Frente POLISARIO, and to the families of those who lost their lives.

It should be recalled that the plane Ilyushin II-76 (of the Armed Forces of Algeria) crashed in the morning when taking off from the military airport of Boufarik. So far, 257 victims have been reproted. SPS