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Saudi Arabia expresses condolences after China plane crash

Saudi Arabia expresses condolences after China plane crash

Saudi Arabia’s foreign ministry expressed its sincere condolences and sympathy after a China Eastern Boeing 737-800 with 132 people on board crashed in a remote mountainous area of southern China on Monday.
The ministry affirmed the Kingdom’s solidarity with and support for China’s government.

The jet was carrying 123 passengers and nine crew members.

The Boeing flight from the city of Kunming to the southern hub of Guangzhou “lost airborne contact over Wuzhou” city in the Guangxi region on Monday afternoon, the Civil Aviation Administration of China said.

China Eastern confirmed that at least some people involved in the crash had been killed, without providing more information.
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