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7.1-magnitude earthquake rattles a part of western China, injuring 6 folks and collapsing 47 houses Specific Occasions

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Authorities in China’s far western Xinjiang area say six folks have been injured and greater than 120 homes have been broken or destroyed in Tuesday’s earthquake.

The federal government of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Area posted on its official Weibo account that two have been severely injured and 4 had minor accidents. As well as, 47 homes collapsed, 78 homes have been broken and a few agricultural buildings collapsed.

The magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck Uchturpan county, referred to as Wushi county in Mandarin, in Aksu prefecture shortly after 2 a.m., the China Earthquake Networks Centre stated. Round 200 rescuers have been dispatched to the epicentre, in accordance with state broadcaster CCTV.

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