Raging forest fires in central Portugal killed at least 61 people, many of them dying because they were trapped in their cars when flames swept over a road.
A lightning strike is believed to have started the blaze in Pedrógao Grande, a rural area about 150 kilometres northeast of Lisbon.
Some 60 forest fires broke out across the country during the night, with around 1,700 firefighters battling to put them out.
Authorities said 47 people died when they were caught in the fire as they drove along a road in dense woodland between Figueiro Dos Vinhos and Castanheira de Pera.
Gomes also said that eight firefighters were among the injured - four of them in serious condition.
More than 50 people were injured, five critically, including one child and four firefighters.
Speaking in the Vatican, Pope Francis, who visited Portugal last month, mentioned the victims in his weekly address: "I am close to the dear people of Portugal, hit by a devastating fire which is raging in the forests around Pedrogao Grande, causing many victims and injuries". He says "we want to send a big hug to everyone in Portugal for what they are going through, which is absolutely awful". President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa tells the New York Times that firefighters are facing a flawless storm of "temperature, wind, and zero humidity".
A forest fire is seen near Tojeira, Pedrogao Grande, in central Portugal, June 18, 2017.
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