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Quake kills 32, injures over 400

Date: 2008-8-31 22:48:00 by clare Tags: Earthquake

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Thirty-two people have died, more than 400 injured and over 100,000 homes destroyed or damaged after an earthquake hit Sichuan and Yunnan provinces around 4:30 pm on Saturday.

The epicenter of the 6.1-magnitude quake, which has affected 500,000 people, was about 30 km southeast of Panzhihua city, near the Sichuan-Yunnan border, the China Earthquake Administration (CEA) said.

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China Earthquake death toll rises to 10,000

Date: 2008-5-16 0:19:00 by chinatravelservice Tags: Earthquake Sichuan

Patients were evacuated from hospitals to a open field

The deadly earthquake that rocked southwestern China and felt all across the country and beyond, has killed more than 10,000 people by early Tuesday, and the death toll is expected to climb as rescue efforts are intensifying.

The 7.8-magnitude tremor devastated a region of small cities and towns set amid steep and forestry hills northwestern of Sichuan provincial capital of Chengdu. Str

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Death toll exceeds 12,000 in Sichuan, 9,400 trapped

Date: 2008-5-13 22:50:00 by chinatravelservice Tags: Earthquake Sichuan

Sichuan Earthquake

Rescuers were Tuesday night racing against time to find survivors a day after the strongest quake to hit China in 32 years jolted Sichuan province, demolishing buildings and burying tens of thousands beneath the rubble.

Hundreds of People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers entered Wenchuan county, the epicenter, on Tuesday and pulled more than 1,000 people from debris, accord

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