Chinese Embassy expresses shock on death of Chinese student in stabbing attack



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Chinese Embassy in Australia has expressed deep shock and sadness over a stabbing attack in Sydney’s shopping mall on Saturday.

“We are deeply shocked and saddened by the unfortunate death of one Chinese student and the serious injury of another”, a spokesperson of Chinese embassy in Canberra said in a statement late Monday.

“We extend our deep condolences to the victims and our heartfelt sympathies to their families, and wish early recovery to the injured”, spokesperson remarked.

The spokesperson said that since the stabbing attack took place on the afternoon of April 13th at a shopping center in Sydney, the Chinese embassy in Australia and the Chinese Consulate-General in Sydney have been closely following the situation, contacted the Australian side immediately to verify the casualties of Chinese citizens and expressed concerns. 

“We will continue to maintain close communication with the Australian side and do our utmost to provide necessary assistance to the families of the Chinese victims”, statement added.

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