China earthquake toll touches 398; thousands of troops, 8 planes deployed in Yunnan

The extent of the destruction can be gauged from what one of the residents of Ludian county told the Xinhua, likening the quake-hit streets to “battlefield after bombardment”.

US offers help to China for quake relief

The White House offered condolences over loss of lives in China`s southwestern province of Yunnan, where a strong earthquake befell earlier in the day, saying the US was ready to help.

367 killed, about 2,000 injured in strong quake in China

Over 367 people were killed and about 2,000 others injured after a powerful 6.5-magnitude earthquake jolted southwest China`s Yunnan province, leaving a trail of destruction and devastation.

Sri Lankan President expresses condolence over China quake

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, on Sunday said he was deeply saddened to hear of the loss of lives and devastation as a result of the earthquake in southwest China.

Five killed in China road accident

At least five people were killed when a motorised tricycle plunged into a 50-meter-deep valley in southwest China.

Two dead, 100 injured in China quake

At least one person was killed and ten others injured after a 5.7-magnitude earthquake jolted a quake-prone southwest Chinese province on Sunday.