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Earthquake Kills 6 in China's Xinjiang

At least six people were killed and thousands of homes destroyed or damaged Friday when a strong earthquake hit the country's northwest region of Xinjiang, the government and state-run media said. The Xinhua news agency said the 6.4-magnitude earthquake injured at least 48 others. The Ministry of Civil Affairs added that at least 3,000 homes either collapsed or were seriously damaged and 1,000 tents were being sent to the region. Communications have been disrupted and an airport...

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