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1 killed, 11 injured after tornado hits China's Hainan

(Xinhua)    14:45, June 06, 2016

HAIKOU, June 6 -- One person was killed and 11 others injured after a tornado hit Wenchang City in south China's Hainan on Sunday afternoon, local authorities said Monday.

The tornado struck the townships of Jinshan and Fengpo on the island province, cutting off power supply, uprooting trees and ripping roofs off houses, according to the city's emergency office.

The tornado has affected 749 people from the two towns. Four of the 11 injured suffered serious injuries. They are receiving treatment at the People's Hospital of Hainan Province.

A total of 178 homes were damaged in the tornado.

The rescue work continues.

(For the latest China news, Please follow People's Daily on Twitter and Facebook)(Editor:Yuan Can,Bianji)

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