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Power, telecom resumed in China quake zone

English.news.cn   2014-06-02 13:23:13

YINGJIANG, Yunnan, June 2 (Xinhua) -- Power and telecommunications have resumed in Yingjiang County in southwest China's Yunnan Province after a 6.1 magnitude earthquake on Friday.

The quake relief headquarters in the county said that by Monday, only 12 of the 43 people injured in the quake remained in hospital, and a total of 45,732 people have been evacuated as their homes were damaged.

The people were temporarily settled in tents and make-shift houses.

On Monday, road traffic to the county was reconnected. Rescue staff, soldiers and police are still sifting through debris. \


43 injured, 35,000 evacuated in China quake

KUNMING, May 30 (Xinhua) -- A 6.1-magnitude earthquake jolted a county in southwest China's Yunnan Province on Friday, injuring 43 people and forcing the evacuation of a further 35,000.

The quake hit Yingjiang County under Dai-Jingpo Autonomous Prefecture of Dehong at 9:20 a.m., according to the China Earthquake Networks Center. Full story

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