Romania’s Ambassador in London Dan Mihalache on Friday confirmed to AGERPRES that the Romanian woman seriously injured in the recent London terror attacks has died.
He said the young woman died on Thursday evening and that he will extend the necessary assistance to repatriate her body.
“She died late last evening. Her family are in the country for now. We will certainly provide them the necessary assistance to repatriate the body when the matter arises,” said Mihalache.
The woman was in London on a trip with his fiancé when the two got caught in an attack on Westminster Bridge as a man drove over pedestrians. She was rushed to the hospital in a critical state and underwent complex surgery. Her partner was slightly injured.
The two were in London to celebrate the man’s birthday and were about to get married.
On March 22, a man drove his car into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in London, after which he managed to fatally stab a police officer and attempted to storm the Houses of Parliament, before being shot dead by security. Two of the people injured in the attack also died.
MAE announces with deep regret death of Romanian citizen injured in London attack on 22 March
The Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) announces with deep regret the decease of the Romanian citizen who was severely injured following the attack on 22 March in London, a press release of the Romanian diplomacy sent to AGERPRES on Friday reveals.
“Currently, the representatives of the Romanian Embassy to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland are by the side of the family of the Romanian national who passed away, granting further the necessary support. The MAE is prepared to support the costs of repatriating the body, from an emergency fund at the MAE’s disposal and will keep in touch, through the Embassy of Romania in London, with the British authorities in order to complete the legal aspects related to the repatriation.”
Furthermore, the MAE conveyed its sincere condolences to the grieved family and announces it will further grant the entire necessary assistance.
PM Grindeanu informed about decease of Romanian woman injured in London attack and sends condolences
Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu stated on Friday in Craiova that he was informed about the decease of the Romanian woman injured in the London attack and sent condolences to her family.
“I have been informed a couple of minutes ago […] about the decease. I am sorry. Condolences to the family. […] We can make a similarity between what means an instable zone, such as Syria – and where we encourage the political dialogue, the dialogue that would lead to peace restoration – areas of this type lead to actions that are carried out in certain parts of Europe, such as the London attack that, unfortunately, also led to the losses of human lives,” Grindeanu stated after a visit to the Ford Plant in Craiova.
Furthermore, the head of the Executive mentioned he has also sent condolences to Prince Charles for the victims of the London attack.
“I have sent condolences and Romania’s help and support to His Royal Highness Prince Charles, a week ago, when he was in Romania,” Grindeanu stated.
Ambassador Paul Brummell: Condolences to Andreea Cristea’s family and friends
UK Ambassador in Bucharest Paul Brummell on Friday addressed a condolence message, following the death of Andreea Cristea, the seriously injured Romanian in the 22 March terrorist attack in London.
”So sad to hear Andreea Cristea has died following Westminster terrorist attack. My thoughts are with her partner, family and friends,” Paul Brummell said, according to the British Embassy’s Facebook page.