The Kings preside over the funeral for the victims of the floods in Mallorca

The Kings preside over the funeral for the victims of the floods in Mallorca

The kings have presided this afternoon at the funeral for the victims of the floods in Mallorca, which has been officiated by the bishop of Mallorca, Sebastià Taltavull, in Manacor.

More than 1,000 people attended the Mare de Déu dels Dolors Parish in Manacor at 7:00 pm on Wednesday to attend the funeral.

The Bishop of Mallorca has said he is still "shocked" by everything that has happened during these last days.

"However, the miracle of solidarity, the unconditional help, the concern for others, the eloquent and courageous gestures that have filled the pages of the media and the comments of all have also occurred from the first moment," he said. designated Taltavull.

In this line, has boasted of the "impressive and numerous collective response of solidarity" received to "normalize a situation so altered" and urged attendees to "make a believing reading of this fact."

The funeral was also attended by the Vice President of the Government, Carmen Calvo, along with Cs leader at the national level, Albert Rivera; the spokesperson of the Popular Parliamentary Group in Congress, Dolors Montserrat; and the mayors of Manacor, Catalina Riera; Sant Llorenç, Mateu Puigròs; Artà, Manolo Galán; Capdepera, Rafel Fernández; and Son Servera, Antoni Servera. Also, the president of the Government, Francina Armengol, along with the vice president and the consellers attended; the president of the Parlament, Baltasar Picornell; the delegate of the Government in the Balearic Islands, Rosario Sánchez; the presidents of the Consell de Mallorca and Ibiza, Miquel Enseyat and Vicent Torres, respectively.

The Monarchs already visited last Friday the areas of Majorca most affected by the floods and more specifically the municipality of Sant Llorenç. As soon as the official events of the National Holiday Day, the parade and the reception at the Royal Palace were completed, they moved to the affected places.

Don Felipe and Doña Letizia wanted to know first-hand the state in which the area had been devastated by the flood, which has caused the death of 13 people. The circumstance occurs that today the body of Arthur has been found, the six-year-old boy disappeared after the flood in which his mother died, the pharmacist Joana Lliteras, 40, who died after putting her daughter Úrsula safe.


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