Gulf Times - Sichuan
China earthquake kills 13, injures 199

China earthquake kills 13, injures 199

The toll from a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China rose to 13 dead and 199 injured on Tuesday as rescuers pulled bodies and survivors from wrecked buildings.

Two strong quakes hit southwest China, at least one person dead

Two strong quakes hit southwest China, at least one person dead

Two strong earthquakes shook the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan on Monday, killing at least one person in a part of the country frequently affected by strong tremors.

Chinese firefighters contain forest fire after 30 dead

Chinese firefighters contain forest fire after 30 dead

Firefighters in southwest China contained a forest blaze on Tuesday after it claimed the lives of 27 firefighters and three others, local officials said.

Chinese county stops shale gas mining amid quake fears

Chinese county stops shale gas mining amid quake fears

A county in southwestern China has ordered a halt to shale gas mining amid fears it may have helped cause an earthquake in the area that killed two people, state news agency Xinhua reported.

China chemical plant blast kills 19, injures 12

China chemical plant blast kills 19, injures 12

It comes amid a drive to strengthen industrial safety, with China ramping up checks over the last year.

Quake in China's Sichuan kills 13,  injures 175

Quake in China's Sichuan kills 13, injures 175

Thirteen people, including six tourists, were killed and 175 injured when a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck a remote, mountainous part Sichuan in China's southwest, the provincial government and official media said on Wednesday.

100 feared dead, thousands injured in China quake: govt

100 feared dead, thousands injured in China quake: govt

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake rattled southwest China late Tuesday, killing at least five people, with up to 100 feared dead, according to a government estimate.

Landslide in southwest China kills eight, 17 missing

Landslide in southwest China kills eight, 17 missing

A landslide triggered by heavy rain killed eight people and left 17 others missing in China's mountainous southwestern province of Sichuan on Tuesday, state media reported.

14 missing after boat capsizes in southwest China

14 missing after boat capsizes in southwest China

Fourteen people were missing Saturday night after a boat capsized on a lake in China's southwest Sichuan province, state news agency Xinhua reported.