THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (New York, New York) _________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release April 15, 1997
STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT
Tragic Fire in Mina
I was deeply saddened to learn today of the tragic loss of life in Saudi Arabia among the pilgrims performing the Hajj. I have sent condolences to King Fahd on behalf of the American people, and extend our deepest sympathy to the families of those who were killed or injured in the fire.
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