“I learned with deep sorrow the news of the tragic accident of the Stresa-Mottarone cable car. I express the condolences of the whole Government to the families of the victims, with a special thought for the children who were seriously injured and their families ”. Thus Prime Minister Mario Draghi who follows every update in constant contact with the Minister of Infrastructures and Sustainable Mobility Enrico Giovannini, with the Civil Protection and with the local authorities. “This is a dramatic event that we are following with the utmost attention. I spoke with the head of the Fire Department and the head of the Civil Protection department. Our thoughts go to those involved and the Ministry has started procedures for set up a commission and initiated checks on the controls carried out on the plant “, said Giovannini, underlining that” safety must be the number one priority of those who manage various types of plants “. “The Ministry has already started the procedures to set up a commission on what happened and has already started the checks on the controls that have been carried out in the past on the plant”, announced the minister. “Tomorrow morning I will be in Stresa with the head of the civil protection department Fabrizio Curcio to meet the authorities and acquire information on the tragedy”. Cirio. “We are shocked by the accident that took place today on the Stresa-Mottarone cable car. We cling tightly to the families of the victims and pray for the two injured children with every hope possible in our hearts. It is a huge tragedy that takes our breath away. Civil Protection regional is on the spot to help rescue and give all its support “, said the president of Piedmont Alberto Cirio, traveling to Stresa with the vice president Fabio Carosso and the councilor for Transport and Civil Protection Marco Gabusi. Casellati. “Today is a day of pain for the whole country: the tragedy of the cable car on the Mottarone tears the hearts of all Italians. I express my condolences for the poor innocent victims and all my closeness to the families affected by this terrible tragedy. A moving thought to the children who are fighting for life, Italy is at their side with hope. To the teams of the Alpine Rescue and Speleological that are working together with the Fire Brigade and the Carabinieri goes a dutiful thanks ”, declared the President of the Senate Elisabetta Casellati. FIG. “The tragedy of the #Mottarone cable car is a blow to the heart, a terrible tragedy. My closeness to the families of the victims and my best wishes to the wounded for a speedy recovery”, writes the President of the Chamber, Roberto Fico, on twitter.