China earthquake near Myanmar border injures dozens

May 31, 2014 8:09 AM

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China earthquake near Myanmar border injures dozens

BEIJING – A moderately strong earthquake in southwestern China has injured 45 people and forced thousands to seek shelter in an area near the border with Myanmar, Chinese authorities said Saturday.

Residents fled buildings during Friday's quake and students evacuated schools that had already been damaged by another quake in the same area of Yunnan province last week.

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