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Premier sends message of condolence after Manchester explosion

By Zhang Yue | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2017-05-23 16:32

Premier Li Keqiang sent a message of condolence to British Prime Minister Theresa May after the deadly explosion in Manchester on Tuesday.

Li expressed his deep remorse at the lives claimed by the blast, and offered sympathy for the relatives and friends of those who were killed or injured, according to a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' website on Tuesday afternoon.

The explosion, which took place at the Manchester Arena, killed at least 22 people with 59 others injured, BBC reported on Tuesday afternoon Beijing time.

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