posted on Aug, 15 2010 @ 07:41 AM
It sure is the year for huge natural disasters. This just in:
Death toll in China mudslide rises to 1,144, 600 missing
ZHOUQU, Gansu, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- The death toll in the massive mudslide in northwest China's Gansu Province has risen to 1,144, with 600 still
missing as of 4:30 p.m. Thursday, the provincial department of civil affairs said late Thursday.
The toll rose from 1,117 on Wednesday.
[edit on 8/15/2010 by this_is_who_we_are]