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Counseling provided for victims of San Francisco crash: FM spokeswoman


20:33, July 10, 2013

BEIJING, July 10 (Xinhua) -- Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Wednesday that the Chinese Consulate General in San Francisco is providing counseling for those affected by a fatal plane crash last Saturday.

Hua said at a regular press briefing that 80 of the 141 Chinese who were involved in the accident have been checked into a hotel near the San Francisco International Airport airport, adding the Consulate General has set up a liaison office in the hotel.

Two Chinese students have been confirmed dead in Saturday's crash.

The Consulate General has provided veteran counselors to provide one-on-one care for the relatives of the deceased, as well as for two students who were severely injured, Hua said.

The Chinese Consulate General is also working to provide psychological care for the other students involved in the crash, she said.

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