No Chinese casualties reported in quake

08:48, October 27, 2010      

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The Chinese embassy in Indonesia has not received any reports of Chinese casualties in the earthquake, which took place near the Mentawai islands, the Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday evening on its website.

Chen Jianqiu, head of the overseas office of China International Travel Service, said that as far as he knew, few Chinese tour groups travel to the Mentawai islands.

"None of our tour groups has been affected by the earthquake," he said.

China Southern Airlines and Cathay Pacific confirmed that flights to Jakarta are running as scheduled on Wednesday.

Source: China Daily

(Editor:梁军)

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