Destructive tornado hits China's Chifeng, 5 killed and over 50 injured

Destructive tornado hits China's Chifeng, 5 killed and over 50 injured

A destructive tornado hit northern China's Chifeng city, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Friday afternoon, August 11, 2017, killing 5 people and injuring over 50.

The tornado destroyed at least 40 houses in three villages and affected 270 people. State media said Saturday rescue work is still underway. 

The injured were being treated in hospital and authorities have launched relief efforts.

Video courtesy CGTN

Featured image: Tornado hits northern China's Chifeng city, Inner Mongolia on August 11, 2017. Credit: CGTN

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