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Mainland highly concerned about earthquakes in Taiwan: spokesperson

Updated: Sep 19, 2022 Xinhua Print
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BEIJING -- A Chinese mainland spokesperson on Sunday expressed deep concern about earthquakes hitting Taiwan.

The mainland expressed condolences to the families of the victims and sympathies to the injured, said Zhu Fenglian, a spokesperson for the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office. "We hope people in the affected area will resume normal order of production and life as soon as possible."

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit eastern Taiwan's Taitung county at 9:41 pm Saturday Beijing Time, and a 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Taiwan's Hualien county at 2:44 pm Sunday Beijing Time, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

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