China mourns victims of Nepal plane crash

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China on Tuesday expressed deep condolences to victims and their families after a plane crashed in Nepal.
Xinhua

China on Tuesday expressed deep condolences to victims and their families after a plane crashed in Nepal.

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang made the remarks at a daily news briefing.

According to reports, a plane with 71 people onboard crashed while landing at Nepal's Tribhuvan International Airport Monday afternoon, leaving 49 people dead and 22 injured.

"The authority of Nepal has confirmed that a Chinese man was among the victims," Lu said, adding that Chinese Foreign Ministry and Chinese Embassy in Nepal would monitor situation and give support to his family.

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Relatives and friends of plane crash victim console family members as they wait to receive a body at the Teaching Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal, on March 13, 2018.

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