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Thousands dead in Chinese quake

Posted by That Other Mike on 12/05/2008

A powerful earthquake has killed at least 8,500 people in China’s south-western Sichuan province, up to 5,000 of them in just one county.

Many more are feared killed and injured in other parts of the country after the quake, which had a magnitude of 7.8, struck at 1428 local time (0628 GMT).


One Response to “Thousands dead in Chinese quake”

  1. Lottie said

    This is terrible! Here’s an update:

    The death toll is now more than 12,000, officials say, and looks set to rise.

    BBC News


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