Home > News > Tibet > Economy & Society >

Avalanche buries 9 in Tibet
update:July 18,2016
LHASA, July 18, 2016 -- An avalanche in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region on Sunday morning buried nine people, local authorities said.
Snow up to eight meters deep fell on a grazing point some 300 km from the seat of Rutog County, Ngari Prefecture, at around 11 a.m., according to the prefectural government.
The local government has dispatched rescuers and equipment to the scene.
Rutog County is in the northwestern part of Tibet, with an average elevation of 4,500 meters (about 14,800 feet).
  • Tibet improves drinking water safety for rural residents
  • Tibet reports fast economic growth in first three quarters
  • Fruit planting bases in Tibet enter harvest season for apples

E-mail:editor@tibetol.cn |About Us|Contact Us |Site Maps|
Address:3/F, C Tower, RECREO International Centre, 8 Wangjing East Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100102, PRC
Copyright by China Intercontinental Communication Co., Ltd All Rights Reserved.