Indian PM expresses condolences over earthquake in China

China Plus Published: 2017-08-11 02:04:19
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi expresses condolences to China in a post to his social media account on Sina Weibo, China's Twitter-like microblogging website, on August 10, 2017, over a strong earthquake which hit southwest China's Sichuan Province. [Photo: weibo.com]

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi expresses condolences to China in a post to his social media account on Sina Weibo, China's Twitter-like microblogging website, on August 10, 2017, over a strong earthquake which hit southwest China's Sichuan Province. [Photo: weibo.com]

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed condolences to China over a strong earthquake which hit southwest China's Sichuan Province on Tuesday.

In a post to his social media account on Sina Weibo, China's Twitter-like microblogging website, Modi said he felt sad about the casualties caused by the earthquake.

The Indian Prime Minister said the Indian people are praying for the families of the victims and the quick recovery of those wounded.

The 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Jiuzhaigou county in Sichuan at 9:19 p.m. local time Tuesday, leaving at least 20 dead and 431 injured.

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