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VN sends sympathy over Indonesia crash

Update: July, 02/2015 - 09:16
People gather at the site of crash of an Indonesian military plane Hercules C-130 in the capital of North Sumatra province Medan, Indonesia, June 30, 2015. — Photo XINHUA
HA NOI  (VNS) — President Truong Tan Sang and Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday sent condolence messages to Indonesian President Joko Widodo over the recent crash of a military aircraft that killed hundreds of people.

The same day, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh also conveyed his sympathies to Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi.

The C130 plane crash occurred in the city of Medan in Sumatra province on June 30.

As of yesterday afternoon, 141 bodies had been found at the crash site, a residential area. — VNS

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