66 killed over 50,000 evacuated after 6.8-magnitude quake hits China's Sichuan province
Several villages in the counties of Luding and Shimian were left isolated as roads leading to them were damaged. Boats are used to evacuate villagers, while transport authorities have sent 19 teams to quickly repair roads to facilitate rescue efforts. So far, 38 people have been killed in Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, and the other 28 died in the city of Ya'an, the rescue headquarters told a press briefing.
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As per reports, over 50,000 people have been relocated to safer locations after damages were caused to buildings due the powerful earthquake of 6.8-magnitude. 🌎 Earthquake in China: At Least 46 People Killed After Quake of 6.8 Magnitude Shakes Southwestern Sichuan Province (Watch Video).
Xi orders all-out rescue efforts after 6.8-magnitude earthquake hits Sichuan, killing at least 46
Chinese President Xi Jinping urged all-out relief efforts to prioritize saving lives and minimizing casualties after a 6.8-magnitude earthquake jolted Luding county in Southwest China's Sichuan Province on Monday, killing at least 30 people.
China launches rescue effort in southwestern Sichuan after 6.8-magnitude quake
UPDATED at 11:25 A.M. EDT on 2022-09-06Rescue workers in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan scrambled to evacuate and assist thousands of victims of Monday's 6.8-magnitude earthquake that rocked Luding county, which has left at least 66 people dead and 253 others injured, according to the latest official Chinese figures.Ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leader Xi Jinping's call for "all-out relief efforts ... prioritizing saving liv…