Gabriel Oprea

President Iohannis lays wreath at Colectiv Club

President Klaus Iohannis laid a wreath on Wednesday morning in front of Colectiv Club, in the memory of the tragedy which occurred four years ago. On this occasion, the head of state lit a candle and kept a moment of silence before the improvised altar in front of the club in the memory of the victims of the fire which took place on 30 October 2015.

Romanian Protesters Demand Resignations Over Bucharest Night Club Tragedy

More than 20 000 people protested in Bucharest on Tuesday, calling on the government of Prime Minister Victor Ponta to resign over the recent fire and explosion at the Colectiv night club in Bucharest last week, which left 32 young people dead and hundreds injured.

Number of Casualties in Bucharest Nightclub Fire Rises

The number of victims affected by the explosion and fire, which engulfed a nightclub in the Romanian capital of Bucharest on Friday, has risen.

According to the latest reports, the fire claimed the lives of 27 people, another 184 were transported to hospital for treatment, while 146 remain admitted for further treatment, AGERPRES news agency informs.

Romanian Policeman's Motorcade Death Sparks Anger

Romanian Interior Minister Gabriel Oprea on Monday said he was unaware that the policeman had been killed while accompanying his motorcade and insisted that he had not broken any law.

The police officer was fatally injured last Tuesday evening when he rode over a pothole while he was riding with Oprea's motorcade.