A strong earthquake of 6.8 magnitude has struck China’s Sichuan province. The tremors of the earthquake were so strong that so far more than 30 people have died, many injured are also being told. The epicenter of the earthquak was Luding County, which is also currently battling with increasing cases of corona.
According to the information that is coming out, the tremors of the earthquake were felt at 12.25 in the afternoon. The earthquake was so strong that buildings started shaking, people came out and there was an atmosphere of chaos. So far 21 people have died and many are said to be injured. The death toll may increase further, rescue is still going on in many places.
The devastating earthquake in 2008
It is necessary to know here that the Sichuan province in which strong tremors have been felt, is located in the neighborhood of Tibet. In the year 2008, there was a devastating earthquak in which about 70 thousand people lost their lives. In the year 2013 too, a magnitude 7 earthquake killed more than 200 people in the same area. In such a situation, this area has always been sensitive to earthquaks and from time to time there are reports of earthquak damage.