Death toll in Sichuan earthquake climbs to 25

CGTN Published: 2017-08-13 19:18:14
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The death toll from the powerful Jiuzhaigou earthquake has risen to 25, authorities said on Saturday.

Members of rescue squad rush to Xiongmaohai area in the quake-hit Jiuzhaigou County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Aug. 12, 2017. A rescue squad of some 20 members are dispatched to Xiongmaohai scenic area to continue further search for survivors from the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that hit Jiuzhaigou County on Tuesday. [Photo: Xinhua]

Members of rescue squad rush to Xiongmaohai area in the quake-hit Jiuzhaigou County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Aug. 12, 2017. A rescue squad of some 20 members are dispatched to Xiongmaohai scenic area to continue further search for survivors from the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that hit Jiuzhaigou County on Tuesday. [Photo: Xinhua]

The 7.0-magnitude quake struck Jiuzhaigou county in southwest China‚Äôs Sichuan Province on Tuesday night. 

Twenty-one victims have been already identified.


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