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Earthquake kills 22 in China

Published 31/08/2008

At least 22 people have been killed in China after a 6 .1 magnitude earthquake hit the Sichuan and Yunnan provinces.

More than 100 people were injured in the quake in the southwest of the country.

Nearly 1,000 houses have also been destroyed, and it is not known how many people are buried in the rubble.

In May a massive 7.9 magnitude earthquake killed 70 thousand people in Sichuan and left five million homeless.

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