At least 20 killed, 58 injured in Tibet following earthquake

2015-04-26 17:01:34 GMT2015-04-27 01:01:34(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

XIGAZE, Tibet, April 26 (Xinhua) -- At least 20 were killed and 58 injured in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, after a powerful earthquake struck neighboring Nepal on Saturday, the regional disaster relief headquarters said late Sunday.

Another four people remain missing.

An 8.1-magnitude quake shook Nepal at 2:11 p.m. (Beijing Time), killing more than 2,000 people and injuring another 5,460 in Nepal.

The quake also affected the southwestern part of China's Tibet. Some 24,800 people in Xigaze City have been relocated.

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