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Death toll rises to 1,484 in China quake

2010-04-18 08:40 BJT

Special Report: 7.1-magnitude Quake Hit Qinghai, China |

YUSHU, Qinghai, April 17 (Xinhua) -- The death toll has climbed to 1,484 from a devastating earthquake in northwest China's Qinghai Province, with another 312 still missing, rescuers said late Saturday.

As of 5 p.m. Saturday, the 7.1-magnitude quake, which struck the Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yushu at 7:49 a.m. Wednesday, had also left 12,088 injured, 1,394 severely, a spokesman for the rescue headquarters told a press conference.1,484 in China quake.




Editor: Zhang Pengfei | Source: Xinhua