Updated: 08/03/2014 20:36 | By Agence France-Presse

At least 26 dead, dozens injured in SW China quake: Xinhua

At least 26 people were killed and dozens injured when a strong earthquake hit southwest China's Yunnan province on Sunday, the official news agency Xinhua reported.


At least 26 dead, dozens injured in SW China quake: Xinhua

A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit southwest China's Yunnan province Sunday, according to the US Geological Survey - by Frederick Florin

"As of 7:10 pm (1110 GMT), 26 residents were killed, two were missing, and 79 got injured in Qiaojia County of Zhaotong which was hard hit by the quake," the report said.

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