Southwest China

12 dead in tunnel blast in southwest China

Twelve workers died following an explosion in a high-speed rail tunnel in southwestern China, state media said on Wednesday, after rescuers spent over 14 hours searching the rubble for survivors.

May 03, 2017, 09:34 AM IST

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”.

Aug 04, 2014, 07:50 AM IST

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.

Aug 04, 2014, 05:51 AM IST

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.

Aug 03, 2014, 19:29 PM IST

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.

Apr 21, 2013, 16:02 PM IST

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.

Dec 08, 2012, 13:25 PM IST

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.

Jun 24, 2012, 18:18 PM IST