Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Deadly earthquake strikes China's Sichuan province, killing at Least 5

An earthquake has killed at least five people and injured more than 60 in China's south-western province of Sichuan, officials say.

The 6.5-magnitude quake struck in the sparsely-populated north of Sichuan, the US Geological Survey said.

Some reports suggest the death toll could be much higher. The epicentre was close to an area popular with tourists.

BBC    News.