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Mainland expresses condolences following Taiwan factory explosion

Source: XinhuaUpdated: 2023-09-24

BEIJING, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- A Chinese mainland spokesperson on Saturday expressed condolences to the victims and bereaved families after a deadly explosion took place at a factory in Pingtung County in Taiwan.

Chen Binhua, a spokesperson for the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, said he was shocked to learn about the incident that caused multiple casualties.

According to Taiwan media reports, a fiery explosion at a factory in a science and technology park on Friday has claimed six lives and left nearly a hundred injured.

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