Friday’s quakes destroyed 6,650 homes
Friday’s quakes destroyed 6,650 homes across several counties and townships, Xinhua said. The louis vuitton outlet Yunnan seismology bureau said more than 100,000 people were evacuated from their homes. All told, 700,000 people had their lives disrupted by the quake, Xinhua said. In Luozehe, a town in Yiliang near a zinc mine, residents and state media said boulders hurtled off hillsides and houses collapsed. “It is scary. My brother was killed by falling rocks. The aftershocks struck again and again. We are so afraid,” Xinhua quoted miner Peng Zhuwen as saying. Wu Xuhong, a goat herder in Luozhe, said authentic louis vuitton only tiles fell from his relatively solid cement and brick sheds. “But I heard that a lot of buildings built of clay and wood collapsed and we temporarily lost power and mobile phone signal,” Wu said. The Red Cross spokesman for East Asia, Francis Markus, said 2,000 quilts, 2,000 jackets and 500 tents were being rushed to the area, which is largely inhabited by members of the Yi ethnic minority. He said the use of light construction materials would likely create far more injuries than deaths. A government official in Jiaokui town said a large number of louis vuitton sale houses had collapsed.