> Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated from China's Sichuan Province. After an overnight earthquake killed at least 13 people there, including 6 tourists according to state run media. Full estimates are still being determined, but it's reported over 30,000 of the evacuees are tourists. Officials say more than 100 people were trapped in a single landslide.
Electricity and phone services were knocked out, and the military deployed to help with rescue efforts. Some people were forced to sleep on the street on Wednesday morning even as aftershocks rattled the region, travellers stranded at the airport seen here. The 7.0 magnitude quake hit a rural region and as of noon, state media reporting most power had been restored.
An earthquake that hit Sichuan in 2008 killed almost 70,000 people.