The first morning after the Xingwen earthquake in Sichuan: 16 people were slightly injured and 5 were discharged from hospital

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 The first morning after the Xingwen earthquake in Sichuan: 16 people were slightly injured and 5 were discharged from hospital


An aerial view of Zhoujia Town in Xingwen, Sichuan Province, December 17, 2008. At 12:46 on the 16th, a 5.7 magnitude earthquake occurred in Xingwen County, Sichuan Province. The epicenter of the earthquake was located in Zhoujiazhen, and the earthquake was felt to varying degrees throughout the county. As of 20 oclock on December 16, 16 people were injured in the 5.7 earthquake in Xingwen County, including 15 in Xingwen County and 1 in Gongxian County, all of them minor or minor injuries. Five people have been discharged from hospital.

According to preliminary local statistics, 223 houses were seriously damaged and 1 house completely collapsed. Emergency relief material dispatching points and temporary evasion difficulties have been set up in the local area after the disaster, and social order is normal at present.

People affected by the earthquake in Zhoujiazhen ushered in the first morning of the earthquake in temporary settlements.

The twin sisters had a hot breakfast in the temporary settlement.

Disaster-stricken people in temporary settlements to read the matters needing attention after the earthquake. Picture/Visual China

Source: Han Jiapeng_NN9841, responsible editor of Beijing News