India's remote northeast region hit by 6.7 earthquake, leaving at least 6 people dead

January 4, 2016 6:03 AM

19 0

GAUHATI, India – A 6.7 magnitude earthquake hit India's remote northeast region before dawn on Monday, killing at least six people, injuring more than 100 others and causing damage to several buildings.

The death and injuries were caused by falling debris. Three people were killed in Imphal, the capital of Manipur state, and another three in other parts of the state, said police officer A.K. Jalajit.

Also read: 1 dead, 12 hurt in fire at 5-story NYC apartment building

Read more

To category page