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Death toll by earthquake in China rises to twenty

Death toll by earthquake in China rises to twenty

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Two days after the earthquake in the middle of China has the death toll risen to twenty. 431 people were injured in the province of Sichuan, according to state media on Thursday.

By the quake in the vicinity of the nature reserve Jiuzhaigou had fifty thousand tourists had to be evacuated. Among them are 126 foreigners whose nationality is not known.

Sichuan province is regularly hit by earthquakes. A large quake took in 2008, nearly 70,000 people life.

Wednesday was China again hit by a severe earthquake. About possible victims in the vicinity of the Chinese city of Yining, in the western province of Xinijang, nothing is yet known.

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Two days after the earthquake in the middle of China has the death toll risen to twenty.
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431 people were injured in the province of Sichuan, according to state media on Thursday.
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By the quake in the vicinity of the nature reserve Jiuzhaigou had fifty thousand tourists had to be evacuated. Among them are 126 foreigners whose nationality is not known.
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Sichuan province is regularly hit by earthquakes. A large quake took in 2008, nearly 70,000 people life.
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