Popular tourist destination in Jiuzhaigou affected by Sichuan quake

Source: Globaltimes.cn Published: 2017/8/10 22:16:07

Highlights: A magnitude-7.0 earthquake struck Jiuzhaigou county, Southwest China’s Sichuan Province, at 9:19 pm on Tuesday, which is a popular tourist destination on the eastern edge of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.

  • The earthquake causes a landslide on a mountain facing the Jiuzhaiguai road. Photo: Cui Meng/GT

  • Pictured is a crack in the road near Jiuzhaigou following the quake. Photo: Cui Meng/GT

  • Pictured is a landslide captured at a mountain near Jiuzhaigou. Photo: Cui Meng/GT

  • A damaged car sits along a road in Jiuzhaigou. Photo: Cui Meng/GT

  • A smashed car sits idly on a road in Jiuzhaigou. Photo: Cui Meng/GT

  • A Firefighter demonstrates the use of fire extinguishers to residents affected by the earthquake. Photo: Cui Meng/GT

  • A boy drinks milk at a resettlement area. Photo: Cui Meng/GT

  • Rescue workers clearing the road following the earthquake leave the area after being notified of dangers. Photo: Cui Meng/GT

  • An ambulance passes through debris quickly. Photo: Cui Meng/GT

  • Debris from the quake hits a tourist bus. Photo: Cui Meng/GT

  • A car lies in ruins following the earthquake. Photo: Cui Meng/GT






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