[Updating] 32 Chinese Died in a Major Traffic Accident in DPRK

据外交部网站消息,昨夜在朝鲜黄海北道发生的重大交通事故,已导致32名中国游客和4名朝方工作人员遇难,2名中国游客受重伤,目前情况极其危重。

It's been revealed that 32 Chinese tourists have been killed in what's being described as a "major traffic accident" in DPRK (Democratic People's Republic of Korea). It's said that only 2 of the Chinese tourists involved in the accident have survived.

北京时间今天(23日)中午,外交部已派出工作组携医疗专家紧急赴朝,协助朝方开展救治等相关工作。

China's Foreign Ministry has sent a working group to take the medical experts to DPRK at the noon time today, to help DPRK with treatment and other related work.

外交部和中国驻朝鲜使馆已第一时间启动应急机制,会同有关部门和地方,全力开展事故应急处置和善后。

China's Foreign Ministry and the embassy in Pyongyang have activated an emergency response system, helping expedite procedures to get the families of the victims to North Korea as soon as possible.

外交部谨对遇难中国同胞和朝方人员表示沉痛哀悼,向伤者和遇难者家属表示深切慰问。

The Chinese Foreign Ministry has expressed its deep condolences and sympathy to the victims' families.

事故原因目前正在调查中。

The cause of the accident is currently under investigation.

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