China’s major movie streaming giant, Tencent Movie, apologized Wednesday for declaring Typhoon Lekima killed all people in Shandong, a province which has about ninety nine million people.

The blunder was contained in a thrust notification that Tencent Video sent to its subscribers on Monday, BBC reported.

“Typhoon Lekima has left the full province (of Shandong) dead, 7 persons are missing,” stated the thrust notification, citing the Shandong Crisis Response Workplace.

Rescuers search for victims of a landslide triggered by Typhoon Lekima in Yongjia county in eastern China's Zhejiang province on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. 

Rescuers look for for victims of a landslide brought on by Typhoon Lekima in Yongjia county in jap China’s Zhejiang province on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. 
(Chinatopix By way of AP)

The genuine death toll from the hurricane in Shandong is five and nationwide it is fifty six, according to official reports. Storm Lekima slammed eastern China on Saturday just before it billed north over the weekend.


The storm has compelled all around two million people to go away their homes and halted a lot more than 1,000 flights, in accordance to China’s Ministry of Unexpected emergency Administration.

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Tencent Movie issued an apology on the Chinese social media platform “Weibo” and promised to assessment its editorial procedures.

In accordance to a May fiscal report, Tencent Online video had 89 million subscribers.