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Four killed, 14 injured as quakes hit southwest China

  • A shallow 6.1-magnitude quake hit a sparsely populated area in Sichuan province about 100 kilometres (60 miles) west of provincial capital Chengdu, broadcaster CCTV said.
The China Earthquake Networks Center said the first quake, in Ya'an's Lushan county, struck at a depth of 17 kilometres at about 5pm local time.(Representative image)
The China Earthquake Networks Center said the first quake, in Ya'an's Lushan county, struck at a depth of 17 kilometres at about 5pm local time.(Representative image)
Updated on Jun 01, 2022 06:43 PM IST
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One killed, six injured after twin quakes hit China's Sichuan province

  • The quakes hit the Sichuan province at around 5pm local time, AFP reported citing China's earthquake agency, which added that rescue efforts are currently underway.
Houses were damaged and rail services were partially suspended following the earthquakes in China's Sichaun province.(Reuters/Representative Photo)
Houses were damaged and rail services were partially suspended following the earthquakes in China's Sichaun province.(Reuters/Representative Photo)
Published on Jun 01, 2022 05:27 PM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan, New Delhi
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