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Search and rescue work continues in Zhouqu

2010-08-10 10:00

Search and rescue work continues in Zhouqu

Soldiers carry out rescue efforts in mudslide-hit Zhouqu county, Northwest China's Gansu province, Aug 9, 2010. The death toll from the disaster rose to 337, with 1,148 still missing on Monday night. About 45,000 residents have been evacuated, as mudslides destroyed more than 300 homes and damaged another 700. Moreover, 3,000 homes have been flooded. More than 10,000 troops, police and firefighters are still working to search for survivors in the debris of the town flattened by mudslides. [Photo/Xinhua]

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