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M6.8 QUAKE DEATH TOLL RISES TO 46 IN SW CHINA’S SICHUAN PROVINCE

A total of 46 people died, over 50 got injured and 16 went missing after a magnitude-6.8 earthquake jolted Luding County in southwest China’s Sichuan Province on September 5.


Among the deceased, 29 are from Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture and 17 from Ya’an City.



The earthquake relief headquarters in Ganzi activated its highest level of emergency response. More than 50,000 people in Ganzi and Ya’an have been temporarily relocated.

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