The Foreign Minister of Mexico, Alicia Bárcena, reported this Tuesday through a statement that two people of Mexican citizenship are among those killed by the forest fires in Maui, Hawaii.
The statement from the Mexican Foreign Ministry added that personnel from the General Consulate of Mexico in San Francisco have been on the island since August 12 and are already in contact with the families to provide them with the necessary assistance and accompaniment.
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“I share with sadness the death of two Mexican people due to the fires in #MauiFires. Consular personnel are providing assistance and accompaniment to their families. We express our deepest condolences in the face of this tragic situation,” Bárcena wrote on X, formerly known as Twitter.
So far, the Mexican authorities have not provided more information about the deceased.