China earthquake death toll rises to 149, two still missing after a week

December 25, 2023

In Qinghai west of Gansu, 32 people died and two remained missing as of 11 pm on Sunday, according to state media. The tragedy has highlighted the urgency of raising the earthquake resistance of rural homes, they added. A man stands at his damaged house at Sibuzi village following the earthquake in Jishishan county, Gansu province, China December 21, 2023. Ten years ago in Sichuan, more than 6,700 people were injured and over 160 were killed in a magnitude 6.6 earthquake. In 2010, a destructive magnitude 7.1 quake killed 2,700 people in Yushu, a largely Tibetan area in Qinghai.

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