(CNN)A raging wildfire has ripped through central Portugal, killing 61 people and injuring dozens more in what officials there describe as the “greatest wildfire tragedy of recent years.”
Sad to learn of tragic loss of lives in the forest fire in Portugal. Deepest condolences to the Portugese people on this tragedy.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 18, 2017
CNN’s Duarte Mendonca in London and Karen Smith in Atlanta contributed to this report.