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Outpouring of condolences from S'pore leaders after M'sia confirms MH370 crashed

Published on Mar 25, 2014 12:50 PM
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, who was the first Singapore leader to express his sympathies on Monday night, also said he was "deeply saddened to hear about the tragic fate of MH370". -- BH FILE PHOTO: TUKIMAN WARJI

Several Singapore politicians expressed their sympathies online in the wake of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's confirmation on Monday night that Flight MH370 had crashed with no survivors.

President Tony Tan Keng Yam wrote on Facebook on Tuesday: "It was with a heavy heart that I learnt of the flight's tragic fate and the loss of the passengers and crew who were on board.

"This has been a very difficult period for the families and loved ones of the victims and my thoughts and prayers are with them."

He had been monitoring "with deep concern" the developments of the search for the Malaysian Airlines flight over the last few weeks, he added.

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