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Search for survivors continues after China quake

  • Chinese rescue teams are continuing to search for survivors in some of the most remote areas of Sichuan province hit by Saturday's earthquake.

    According to state media reports, some 207 people are dead or missing after the quake, while 11,500 are injured.

    More than 1,300 aftershocks have been felt in the region after the 6.6 magnitude quake struck at 8:02 am local time on Saturday.

    China has received offers of assistance from several nations including Japan, despite the fact the two countries are currently involved in a territorial dispute over an island grouping in the East China Sea.

    Know more about the epicenter location of earthquake in China, visit China Earthquake Map

     

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