China earthquake: Death toll jumps to 23, over 70,000 people evacuated

Posted In: News Date:Aug 11th, 2017

The death toll from an earthquake that scared a scenic region of southwest China's Sichuan province rose to 23 on Friday as authorities found three more bodies.

The Aba prefecture emergency response office said in a statement that the bodies were found inside a bus in a river valley in Zhangzha. It did not give more details about what had happened to the vehicle.