1 dead, 63 injured in Sichuan quake

The 5.4-magnitude earthquake in southwest China's Sichuan Province had killed one person and left 63 others injured, three severely, as…

The 5.4-magnitude earthquake in southwest China’s Sichuan Province had killed one person and left 63 others injured, three severely, as of 6 p.m. Sunday, local authorities said. The quake, which jolted Weiyuan County in Neijiang City at 6:42 a.m. Sunday, has affected 63 townships, according to the emergency management bureau of Neijiang. The number of local residents affected by the quake increased to 10,883, with 2,417 people relocated. A total of 132 houses collapsed after the quake, with 161 houses severely damaged and 4,880 others slightly damaged, the bureau said.

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