Due to the strong earthquake building construction could not stand and collapsed to the ground.
In southwest China’s Sichuan province earthquake, which reached magnitude 7. According to official news Agency Xinhua, the death toll in the disaster to five people, another 60 injured.
It is reported that one of the national parks in the province collapsed the hotel where there were about two thousand people. Employees of the rescue service managed to bring to the nearby Park about 500 people, reports RIA Novosti.
According to the China National Commission for disaster prevention, taking into account the 2010 census, the death toll in the earthquake in the province can be up to 100 people. In this case, the damage can be about 130 million homes.
In 2008, Sichuan province experienced an earthquake of magnitude 8. Then, in the disaster dead or missing were declared more than 87 thousand people.
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