Egypt offers condolences to China over Sichuan earthquake victims

Ahram Online , Tuesday 6 Sep 2022

Egypt has offered its sincere condolences to the Chinese government and people over the victims of the earthquake that jolted China's southwestern Sichuan province, leaving dozens dead and injured, a statement by the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

Rescue workers carry an injured person after a 6.6-magnitude earthquake in Luding county, Ganzi Prefecture in China s southwestern Sichuan province on September 6, 2022. AFP


The foreign minister extended its heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims, wishing the injured a speedy recovery.

Egypt also expressed its solidarity with China in this ordeal, the statement added.

A 6.8-magnitude earthquake jolted Luding County in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Monday evening, leaving around 66 people dead with dozens injured and missing.

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