China expresses condolences to victims of dust storm in UP, Rajasthan

Beijing, May 4 (PTI) China today expressed condolences to the families of victims of dust storm in Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, in which over 100 people were killed.

“We express sympathy and our sincere condolences,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Hua Chunying told media here.

“We mourn for the victims,” she said and wished speedy recovery of the injured.

A severe dust storm followed by thundershowers hit parts of Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan on May 2 killing at least 109 people and leaving a trail of destruction.

Nearly 200 others were injured as the massive dust storm followed by thundershowers, snapped power lines and sent tin roofs and street hoardings flying in parts of eastern Rajasthan and the adjoining areas of Uttar Pradesh.

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