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Xi urges all-out rescue effort after deadly quake

Xinhua | Updated: 2013-07-22 20:17

BEIJING - President Xi Jinping has urged all-out rescue effort and put "saving life" as the top priority after a deadly earthquake hit Northwest China's Gansu province Monday morning.

As of 17:00 pm Monday, at least 75 people have been confirmed killed and more than 600 were injured in the 6.6-magnitude quake that jolted the juncture of Dingxi's Minxian County and Zhangxian County at 7:45 am.

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