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Quakes kill at least 64 in mountainous SW China

Reuters

Soldiers carry children as locals follow towards a safer area after two earthquakes hit Zhaotong, Yunnan province, Sept. 7, 2012.

BEIJING — A series of earthquakes collapsed houses and triggered landslides Friday in a remote mountainous part of southwestern China where damage was preventing rescues and communications were disrupted. At least 64 deaths have been reported. Full story…

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Chinese paramilitary police carry an injured victim evacuated from an earthquake hit Zhaotong town, in southwest China's Yunnan Province, Sept. 7.

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