Rescuers scour for survivors after deadly China quake

Rescue workers evacuating residents after a 6.6-magnitude earthquake in Luding county, Ganzi, in China’s southwestern Sichuan province, September 5, 2022. – AFP pic, September 6, 2022.

RESCUERS scoured through rubble for hundreds of missing people in parts of southwestern China today after an earthquake killed more than 60, as local weather services warned rain was set to inundate the area.

The magnitude 6.6 quake hit about 43km southeast of the city of Kangding in Sichuan province at a depth of 10km yesterday, according to the US Geological Survey.

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