Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed sadness over the loss of lives in the forest fire in Portugal.
PM Modi tweeted, “Sad to learn of tragic loss of lives in the forest fire in Portugal. Deepest condolences to the Portugese people on this tragedy”.
Portugal's Prime Minister Antonio Costa described the fire as the greatest tragedy that the country has seen in recent years in terms of forest fires.
Portugal also has declared three days of national mourning over the loss of lives in one of the country's worst forest fires.