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Monday, November 16, 2015, 09:32

Chinese national injured in Paris attacks

By Xinhua

Chinese national injured in Paris attacks
A building near the site of the 2010 Shanghai World Expo is lit up in the colors of the French national flag to mourn for the victims k illed in Friday's attacks in Paris, at a district of Shanghai, China Nov 14, 2015. (Chinatopix Via AP)

PARIS - A Chinese national was slightly injured in the Paris attacks Friday night, the Chinese Embassy in France confirmed Sunday to Xinhua.

After verification with the French authorities, "we confirmed there is a Chinese national slightly injured (during Paris attacks)," it said in a statement.

Chinese Embassy staff also visited the young woman at hospital and reported that she was already recovering after receiving treatment. The embassy won't disclose other details in accordance with her wishes.

French authorities on Saturday night put the provisional death toll of the attacks at 129. A total of 352 people were injured, with at least 99 of them critical.

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