Sichuan Tremor Leaves at Least  19 Dead
Sichuan Tremor Leaves at Least  19 Dead

Sichuan Tremor Leaves at Least 19 Dead

Sichuan Tremor Leaves at Least 19 Dead

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake has killed at least 19 people and injured 247 in China’s southwestern province of Sichuan. Six tourists are thought to be among the dead, with up to 45,000 people evacuated from the area, the BBC reported. A separate 6.6-magnitude tremor struck the remote area of Xin Jiang, injuring 32 people. More than 87,000 people were killed in an earthquake in Sichuan province in 2008. The quake struck at about 21:20 (1320 GMT) on Tuesday about 300km (180 miles) north of the provincial capital Chengdu, and was 10km deep. China’s Earthquake Administration said more than 1,000 aftershocks had been detected, with the most powerful reaching 4.8 magnitude on Wednesday.


Short URL : https://goo.gl/2kmLMt
  1. https://goo.gl/JquKSt
  • https://goo.gl/X6ri4w
  • https://goo.gl/WJGA9J
  • https://goo.gl/NHNyhZ
  • https://goo.gl/pzJfE5

You can also read ...

 Pakistan MPs Elect Imran Khan as Premier
Imran Khan won a lawmaker vote on Friday to secure Pakistan's...
US Media Move Collectively Against Trump’s Systemic Insults
More than 350 newspapers and other media outlets joined The...
9 Planes Get Bomb Threats  in South America
Nine planes have been forced to make emergency changes to...
 Pentagon: Chinese Bombers Likely Training for US Strikes
China's military has expanded its bomber operations in recent...
 Birmingham Mosques Attacked With Catapults During Evening Prayers
Muslim groups in the UK have condemned catapult attacks on two...
 Mattis: Further Taliban Assaults Likely in Coming Weeks
The Taliban is likely to keep up its recent surge of violence...
 Over 160 Dead in Kerala Deluge
Flash floods and landslides have killed 164 people in Kerala...
Ex-Indian PM Dies
Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a Hindu...

Add new comment

Read our comment policy before posting your viewpoints