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”.
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.
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 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.
At least five people were killed when a motorised tricycle plunged into a 50-meter-deep valley in southwest China.
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.
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
Bipasha at launch event for Delhi Half Marathon