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China Sichuan quake: 12 dead, 164 injured; death toll expected to go up

China Sichuan quake: 12 dead, 164 injured; death toll expected to go up

SHANGHAI - Twelve people have been killed, including six tourists, and 164 injured in an earthquake that struck a remote and mountainous part of southwest China`s Sichuan province, the local government and official media said on Wednesday.

Earthquake rattles remote part of China's Sichuan province; 7 dead, 100 tourists trapped

Earthquake rattles remote part of China's Sichuan province; 7 dead, 100 tourists trapped

As per Xinhua, the earthquake hit Jiuzhaigou County at 9:19 pm (Beijing Time).

China's Tibetan region hit with moderate 5.1 magnitude earthquake

China's Tibetan region hit with moderate 5.1 magnitude earthquake

Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region was on Monday hit with a moderate  5.1-magnitude earthquake. However, there were no reports of casualties and major damage.

China's Tibetian region hit by earthquake measuring 5.1 magnitude

There was no report of casualties and damage to houses, officials were quoted as saying by sate-run Xinhua news agency.

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake jolts central China

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck central China on Wednesday, the U.S Geological Survey said.