(Sichuan quake) 30,000 tourists moved to safety

China | 9 Aug 2017 7:10 pm

More than 30,000 tourists who had been visiting Jiuzhaigou were relocated to safer accommodations, Xinhua reported. 

Another strong earthquake struck far northwestern China, some 2,200 kilometers from Jiuzhaigou, injuring 32 people, two of them seriously, and damaging more than 1,000 houses, Xinhua reported. That quake was measured at 6.3 by the USGS and struck in a sparsely populated area of the Xinjiang region near the Kazakhstan border. (Pictured, two

tourists await evacuation from the InterContinental Resort Jiuzhai Paradise in Jiuzhaigou county).-AP

 

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