In ATOR said about the unpopularity of Sichuan tourists from Russia
Moscow. 8 Aug. INTERFAX.RU — the Association of tour operators (ATOR) cited the low probability that Russian tourists were injured in the earthquake in China’s Sichuan province.
“About the absence of foreigners among the victims is indirectly evidenced by the fact that the nationality of the victims of tourists in the Chinese press not specified”, — stated in the message.
In ATOR noted that the national Park in Sichuan is popular mainly among Chinese domestic tourists, foreigners “there are few in principle”, but Russian tour operators sell tours to other parts of China.
Earlier it was reported that an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 and 6.2 (some up to 7) occurred in Sichuan province in southwest China on Tuesday. According to the European-Mediterranean seismological center, tremors have been observed in 279 km North of Chengdu, the epicenter was at a depth of 10 km Under the rubble in the area Jiuzhaigou scenic area can be dozens of people.