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China quake death toll more than doubles to 54, hundreds hurt

China quake death toll more than doubles to 54, hundreds hurt

Chinese rescuers evacuate local villagers after the 6.6-magnitude earthquake in Yongxing village, Minxian county, northwest Chinas Gansu province, 22 July 2013. The death toll from a 6.6 magnitude earthquake in Chinas western Gansu province on Monday (22 July 2013)more than doubled to 54 people, the municipal government said, with hundreds injured as many homes in affected areas collapsed. The quake hit Minxian and Zhangxian counties, about 170 km (105 miles) southeast of the provincial capital of Lanzhou, at 7.45 on Monday morning (7.45 p.m. ET Sunday), the official Xinhua news agency said. It put the number of people seriously injured at 296. Earlier reports by the official Xinhua news agency said 22 people had died. Eight towns in the remote, mountainous area sustained serious damage in the quake and subsequent flooding and mudslides, state media said. About 3
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