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More than 60 injured in Tibet quake
                 Source: Xinhua | 2016-05-11 19:07:06 | Editor: huaxia

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QAMDO, May 12, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Soldiers clear a road after an earthquake in Guodong Village, Kata Township of Qamdo City in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, May 11, 2016. More than 60 people were injured, six of them seriously, in a 5.5-magnitude earthquake that hit Dengqen County in Tibet's Qamdo City on Wednesday morning, local authorities said. (Xinhua/Yan Yin)

LHASA, May 11 (Xinhua) -- More than 60 people were injured, six of them seriously, in a 5.5-magnitude earthquake that hit Dengqen County in Tibet's Qamdo City on Wednesday morning, local authorities said.

The quake, which was strongly felt in several townships in Dengqen, caused houses to collapse and damaged bridges and roads.

The China Earthquake Networks Center monitored the epicenter at 31.99 degrees north latitude and 94.94 degrees east longitude, with a depth of seven kilometers.

Soren, director of the Regional Seismological Bureau, said the epicenter is located in Kata Town, the site of two major Buddhist temples.

The over 60 injured people are all from Kata. They are being treated in the People's Hospital of Qamdo City, according to the emergency office under the regional government.

Tibet's government has urged local authorities to make every effort to support rescue work and assist quake relief. Relief supplies, including tents, clothes, food and drink and medicine are being transported to the stricken area.

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More than 60 injured in Tibet quake

Source: Xinhua 2016-05-11 19:07:06

#CHINA-TIBET-QUAKE (CN) 

QAMDO, May 12, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Soldiers clear a road after an earthquake in Guodong Village, Kata Township of Qamdo City in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, May 11, 2016. More than 60 people were injured, six of them seriously, in a 5.5-magnitude earthquake that hit Dengqen County in Tibet's Qamdo City on Wednesday morning, local authorities said. (Xinhua/Yan Yin)

LHASA, May 11 (Xinhua) -- More than 60 people were injured, six of them seriously, in a 5.5-magnitude earthquake that hit Dengqen County in Tibet's Qamdo City on Wednesday morning, local authorities said.

The quake, which was strongly felt in several townships in Dengqen, caused houses to collapse and damaged bridges and roads.

The China Earthquake Networks Center monitored the epicenter at 31.99 degrees north latitude and 94.94 degrees east longitude, with a depth of seven kilometers.

Soren, director of the Regional Seismological Bureau, said the epicenter is located in Kata Town, the site of two major Buddhist temples.

The over 60 injured people are all from Kata. They are being treated in the People's Hospital of Qamdo City, according to the emergency office under the regional government.

Tibet's government has urged local authorities to make every effort to support rescue work and assist quake relief. Relief supplies, including tents, clothes, food and drink and medicine are being transported to the stricken area.

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