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127 dead, thousands missing in China landslides

Aug 8th, 2010 | By admin

Rubble-strewn floodwaters tore through a remote corner of northwestern China on Sunday, smashing buildings, overturning cars and killing at least 127 people. Half of an entire town was under water and an estimated 2,000 more people were missing in the latest deluge in a summer that has seen China’s worst seasonal flooding in a decade.
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Asia flooding plunges millions into misery (AP)

Aug 8th, 2010 | By worldnews

BEIJING – Floods and landslides across Asia plunged millions into misery Sunday as rubble-strewn waters killed at least 127 in northwestern China and 4 million
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7 miners rescued after China mine fire kills 16 (AP)

Aug 7th, 2010 | By worldnews

BEIJING – Rescue workers pulled out the last seven trapped workers Saturday after an underground fire killed 16 people in China’s latest mining disaster. The
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China flooding kills 701, worst toll in a decade

Jul 21st, 2010 | By admin

More than 1,000 people have died or disappeared in severe flooding in China so far this year, and the heaviest rains are still to come, a senior official warned Wednesday. This year’s floods, which have caused tens of billions of dollars in damage already, have exacted the highest death toll since 1998, when the highest
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China flooding kills 701, worst toll in a decade (AP)

Jul 21st, 2010 | By worldnews

BEIJING – More than 1,000 people have died or disappeared in severe flooding in China so far this year, and the heaviest rains are still
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