Published On: Wed, Aug 9th, 2017

China Quake: 19 Dead, 247 Injured Including Tourists In A Powerful Earthquake In Sichuan

China is in emergency situation as a powerful earthquake struck in a popular tourist area in southwest part on Tuesday, at least 19 has dead and there are about 247 people who are injured and according to media reports rescue teams have now working in affected areas.


On Tuesday, there was a powerful earthquake struck in southwest China which is a popular tourist area, rescue teams have reached there to save the people.

According to media reports, at least 19 has dead while 247 have injured which are transferred to hospitals and about 40 are in serious conditions out of hurt people.

Sichuan is a province in southwest China, it has the most of the part of the Sichuan Basin, China is a developed country which has strong economy.

On Tuesday Country faced a massive incident as powerful quake came in the one of the most popular tourist areas and according to state media reports hundred are injured while dozens have dead in this quake.

According to reports of the official department that magnitude of the powerful earthquake that came on Tuesday was 6.5, American Geological department said in a survey that quake spread till 200 kilometers north-west of the city of Guangyuan In populated area and it came with shallow depth of 10 Kilometers.

The earthquake struck close to the Jiuzhaigou nature reserve which is a popular tourist destination, after the incident about 30,000 tourists were evacuated from that red zone due to which on many roads there was traffic jam.

State media reported that 247 people have injured in the incident, many of them are not in danger but out of them about 40 are in critical condition and there are many people buried in the destroyed buildings.

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