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  1. News - China - DISASTER

    Silence observed for victims of Yunnan earthquake

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 05:27am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Three minutes silence observed as province comes to standstill to mourn those killed Yunnan remembers victims of quake Yunnan province observed a three-minute silence yesterday morning to remember those lost in the devastating earthquake in Ludian county. Work stopped and people bowed their heads in public places across the province as air-raid sirens ...

  2. News - China - DISASTER

    Quake alert level for Zhaotong was raised earlier this year

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 05:04am by Andrea Chen

    ... 7 this year. The higher alert came after academics warned last year a fault line running through the area had stored up a "tremendous amount" of energy, and nearby counties could be hit ...

  3. News - China - DISASTER

    46 dead as landslide hits village in Zhenxiong county, Yunnan

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... that struck Zhaojiagou village, in Zhenxiong county, at 8.18 am. The county government's official website said that hours after the disaster struck, several people were still missing. ... recovered all 46 bodies, among them a family of seven. County government spokesman Wu Liang said many houses had been buried. He said two injured people were sent to a hospital, but did not give ...

  4. News - China - DISASTER

    Two earthquakes kill at least 64 in Yunnan's Yiliang county

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com Death toll expected to rise with thousands of houses destroyed by rockslides in Yiliang county Double quakes kill 64 in Yunnan At least 64 people were killed and 715 injured when two strong earthquakes rocked Yiliang county in Yunnan, southwest China, yesterday. The death toll in the mountainous region is expected to climb, ...

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    14 killed in mosque stampede in Ningxia

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 08:34am by Vanessa Piao, AFP

    ... at the venue, including pilgrims from other counties and cities in the region, according to the witness who fell to the floor during the stampede but was not injured. Many of the people killed appeared ...

  6. News - China - DISASTER

    Dig for bodies of 83 dead in Tibetan mine landslide

    Posted Mar 30th 2013, 01:50pm by MANDY ZUO

    ... the landslide - at the Jiama gold and copper mine in Maizhokunggar county, 68 kilometres east of the Tibetan capital, Lhasa, Xinhua reported. The workers' tents were buried under a mass of rock, ... and the rest Han Chinese, mostly migrants from the southwestern provinces of Yunnan, Guizhou and Sichuan. Fourteen came from Xishui county in northern Guizhou, Xinhua quoted the government of Zunyi, ...

  7. News - China - DISASTER

    83 buried under rubble after landslide in Tibet

    Posted Mar 30th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Disaster at copper mine leaves debris strewn over area of up to four square kilometres More than 80 workers were feared dead last night after being buried under rubble by a landslide which struck a Tibetan mine. About two million cubic metres of mud, rock and debris gave way and rolled down a slope in Lhasa's Maizhokunggar county, covering an area of three to four square ...

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    16 dead as landslide buries China school, thousands help in rescue

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 01:03pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... making up for lost time caused by disruptions stemming from two September 7 earthquakes that struck Yiliang county where Zhenhe is located, killing 81 people and leaving hundreds injured. Web ... buildings in Yiliang county are located precariously at the foot of steep mountainsides. The landslide struck at 8:00 am (0000 GMT) as students were arriving for classes, reports said. “More than 30 ...

  9. News - China - DISASTER

    Quake survivors in Yunnan, China, fear aftershocks as rescuers search last parts of quake zone

    Posted Sep 10th 2012, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... in fear of further quakes. More than 7,200 soldiers from the People's Liberation Army and paramilitary were mobilised and sent to the quake zone in Yiliang county, Zhaotong , where ... their homes collapsed, said the doctor, declining to be named. Others were hit by falling objects. "We are a remote county with a very low level of economic development," he said. "I ...

  10. News - China - DISASTER

    Death toll climbs to 89 after twin quakes in southwest China

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... than 700 injured. CCTV reported that all roads had been cleared by last night, allowing additional rescuers to join those already searching for survivors. Yiliang county in Yunnan and Weining county in Guizhou suffered the most damage. More than 200,000 people had been relocated, with more than 6,600 houses destroyed and 430,000 damaged, Xinhua said. Wen flew to Yunnan from Beijing ...



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