The earthquake in China, two were killed, hundreds injured

June 24. Two people were killed and about 100 injured in an earthquake of magnitude 5.7, occurred on Sunday in southwest China, Xinhua news agency reported.

Xinhua earlier reported one dead and ten injured.

According to the State Seismological Bureau, an earthquake of magnitude 5.7 was recorded at the border of Yunnan and Sichuan at 15:59 local time (12:59 MSK).

To the authorities of the dead and injured were from the province of Ninlan Yunanan. County Ninlan refers to the urban district of Lijiang, a popular tourist area in China. The epicenter was removed from the popular tourist town of Lijiang is 93 kilometers.

Information about material damage so far. It is known that earthquakes occurred in communication failure.

Source: RIA Novosti


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