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At Least 150 Dead After Quake Hits Southwest China

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck southwestern China on Sunday, killing at least 150 people in a remote mountainous area of Yunnan province, causing some buildings, including a school, to collapse. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake registered at a shallow depth of less than 1 mile (1.6 km). Chinese state media said was felt most strongly Yunnan, as well as in the neighboring provinces of Guizhou and Sichuan. The official Xinhua news agency said that the epicenter was in...

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