Southwest China Earthquake Collapses Homes, Kills at Least 3

Thursday 1443/2/9 - 2021/09/16
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Beijing, September 16, 2021, SPA -- An earthquake destroyed houses, killed at least three people and injured dozens Thursday in southwest China's Sichuan province, the Associated Press reported.
Rescue work was underway following the magnitude-6.0 earthquake.
It struck at 4:33 a.m. at a depth of 10 kilometers (6 miles) in Luxian, a county in the city of Luzhou, the official Xinhua News Agency said. State broadcaster CCTV said 88 people were injured, three seriously, and that 35 houses had collapsed.
More than 3,200 people have been moved to 79 shelters, CCTV said.
--SPA
13:42 LOCAL TIME 10:42 GMT
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