Injured people receive medical treatment at the People's Hospital in quake-hit Jiuzhaigou County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, early Aug. 9, 2017. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Jiuzhaigou County Tuesday night. (Xinhua/Liu Kun)
CHENGDU, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- Death toll from a 7.0-magnitude earthquake that struck a remote area in southwest China's Sichuan Province Tuesday night has risen to 13.
As of 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, the earthquake had also left 175 others injured. according to the information office of the provincial government.
The quake jolted Jiuzhaigou County, a popular tourist destination, at 9:19 p.m. Tuesday at a depth of 20 km.