Tornado in NE China kills six, injures 120
Updated 23:19, 03-Jul-2019

At least six people have been killed and 120 others injured as a tornado hit China's Kaiyuan City, Liaoning Province at 5:15 p.m. local time on Wednesday.

With winds up to over 50mph, it turned into a depression 15 minutes later after it was formed.

Teams of police, firemen, and medics have rescued over 210 people.

Kaiyuan city issued a grade-II emergency response immediately after the incident occurred. The rescue mission is currently underway.

(CGTN'S Feng Yilei also contributed to the story)