Home / Major earthquake slams SW China / Latest updates Tools: Save | Print | E-mail | Most Read | Comment
Fresh aftershock cuts off roads, telecom, buries vehicles
Adjust font size:

A fresh aftershock measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale hit Lixian, Sichuan Province, on Friday afternoon, cutting off roads and telecommunication.

A number of vehicles were buried in landslides triggered by the aftershock. The casualties were not known yet, Xinhua reporters reported on site via satellite phone.

(Xinhua News Agency May 16, 2008)

Tools: Save | Print | E-mail | Most Read
Pet Name
China Archives
Related >>
- US Olympic official expresses sympathy for China's quake victims
- Telcoms being restored in SW China
- China rushes funeral workers to quake-hit Sichuan
- Special care offered to injured children
- Yingxiu schools suffer heavy casualties
- China to audit use of quake-relief funds, goods
- Waterway opens in heavily damaged Yingxiu
Most Viewed >>
- Earthquake hits China
- People evacuated after deadly earthquake
- Sichuan quake death toll rises to nearly 10,000
- Zipingpu Hydropower plant stopped by quake
- Rescue work in quake-hit Sichuan