China earthquake: 102 cultural sites damaged

Last Updated: Sunday, April 21, 2013 - 21:43

Beijing: The 7.0-magnitude earthquake that struck China`s Sichuan province has damaged 102 cultural relic sites.

The State Administration of Cultural Heritage said that among the damaged places were 24 sites at the national level and 61 at the provincial level.

Saturday`s quake has also caused damage to another 12 museums where 274 cultural relics items were affected, the administration said.

About 200 people have been killed and over 11,500 injured in the quake, state-run Xinhua reported.


First Published: Sunday, April 21, 2013 - 21:43

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