Xi urges all-out rescue effort in DPRK road accident

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Xi Jinping asked the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the embassy in the DPRK to take "all necessary means" to handle a major road accident there involving Chinese tourists.
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President Xi Jinping on Monday asked the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the embassy in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to take "all necessary means" immediately to handle a major road accident there involving Chinese tourists.

Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, called for "all-out" effort to rescue the injured and handle ensuing issues for the deceased.

A tourist bus fell from a bridge in North Hwanghae Province at around 6pm on Sunday. The victims included 34 Chinese -- 32 were killed and two were seriously injured.  

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