North Korea's Kim meets Chinese envoy after deadly bus crash

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, meets China's ambassador to North Korea Li Jinjun, right, at the the Chinese Embassy following Sunday's traffic accident, in Pyongyang. (Korean Central News Agency, Korea News Service via AP)
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, meets China's ambassador to North Korea Li Jinjun, right, at the the Chinese Embassy following Sunday's traffic accident, in Pyongyang. (Korean Central News Agency, Korea News Service via AP)

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has met with China's ambassador at a hospital where Chinese tourists were being treated after a deadly bus crash.

The official Xinhua News Agency said late on Monday that a tourist bus fell from a bridge on Sunday evening in North Hwanghae province in southern North Korea. The Foreign Ministry previously said the crash killed 32 Chinese and four North Koreans, and two Chinese were seriously injured.

Photos provided by Pyongyang on Tuesday showed Kim meeting with Ambassador Li Jinjun at the hospital and at the Chinese Embassy.

Chinese tourists make up the vast majority of visitors to North Korea, where they often pay homage at sites related to China's participation in the war.

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