19 killed, 247 injured in China’s quake-stricken region amid ongoing rescue operation

Chinese paramilitary police recover a victim from a wrecked tour bus in Jiuzhaigou in China’s southwestern province of Sichuan on August 9, 2017, after a 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck the province late on August 8. (AFP photo) The government of China has ordered the evacuation of thousands of people from a quake-stricken region as rescue teams continue […]

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Powerful earthquake hits Italy

Another strong earthquake has shaken central Italy, causing the collapse of buildings and historic edifices already damaged by previous tremors. The Sunday quake measured 6.6 on the Richter scale and struck at 07:40 a.m. (0640 GMT), according to the US Geological Survey. Fabrizio Curcio, the head of the national civil protection agency, said there did […]

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