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A magnitude 5 earthquake hits China at dawn today

Selava Omar – Xeber24.net – “Agencies”

At least 4 people were killed and dozens injured by an earthquake that struck China at dawn on Tuesday.

The China Seismological Network Center said an earthquake of magnitude 5 struck southwest China’s “Yunnan” Province.

The epicenter was 8 kilometers deep, according to Russia today.

The authorities began rescue operations, and residents were evacuated from the damaged buildings to safe places.

The number of evacuees has not been reported yet, but information indicates that the population of the affected area amounts to 5 million.

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