Death toll in China mudslide rises to 1,144

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posted on Aug, 15 2010 @ 07:41 AM
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It sure is the year for huge natural disasters. This just in:


Death toll in China mudslide rises to 1,144, 600 missing
2010-08-12 23:43:02
news.xinhuanet.com...


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.


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[edit on 8/15/2010 by this_is_who_we_are]






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