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Xi mourns over 150 victims of South Korea stampede

CHINESE President Xi Jinping on Sunday sent condolences to South Korea, state media reported, saying he was “shocked” to learn of a stampede at a Halloween celebration in the country’s capital that killed more than 150 people.

“On behalf of the Chinese government and the people of China, I express our deep condolences for the victims,” Xi said in a message to South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol, according to state broadcaster CCTV.


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