Earthquake 'kills 175' in south-west China

August 3, 2014 2:45 PM

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Earthquake 'kills 175' in south-west China

At least 175 people have been killed and some 1,300 injured after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck in south-west China, state media say.

The US Geological Survey said the quake struck about 11km (7 miles) north-west of Wenping in Yunnan province at 16:30 local time (08:30 GMT).

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