Strong Tibet Quake Kills at Least 30 – Xinhua

From Reuters:

A magnitude 6.6 earthquake killed at least 30 people in on Monday with a number of people buried in debris, Xinhua news agency said.

The victims were found near the epicentre in Gedar township of Damxung County, around 80 km (50 miles) west of the regional capital Lhasa, Xinhua reported.

“More people were still buried in debris and many houses collapsed,” Xinhua quoted a local government official as saying.

Xinhua reports: China launches emergency response after Tibet quake

Another quake hit on Monday. Sky News published another story: Two Asian Countries Hit by Quakes.

October 6, 2008, 6:52 PM
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