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Thursday, April 15, 2010

Official death toll in Tibet earthquake climbs to 617



Phayul[Thursday, April 15, 2010 10:48]
By Kalsang Rinchen


Dharamsala, April 15 – The death toll in yesterday’s earthquake that hit Tibet’s Yushu County (Kyegudo in traditional Tibetan province of Kham) in Yushu prefecture, Qinghai province, has gone up to 617, according to the official Chinese media.

However, unconfirmed sources including Tibetan exiles belonging to the quake hit area who claimed to have spoken to people there say the death toll is much higher. One Tibetan who said he spoke to someone in his village puts the death toll around 3000.
lots of monk come to help where earth quake.