RABAT, April 20 (Xinhua) -- Morocco on Saturday sent condolences to China over a 7.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China's Sichuan province, which has killed over 150 people.
In a message sent to Chinese President Xi Jinping, Moroccan King Mohamed VI expressed deep condolences to the victims of the devastating earthquake and their families, the Moroccan radio reported.
The earthquake hit Lushan county of Ya'an City in Sichuan province at 8:02 a.m. Saturday Beijing time (GMT 0002).
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