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Sichuan quake kills more than 150

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BEIJING — More than 150 people have been killed in a powerful earthquake that jolted China's Sichuan province on Saturday near where a devastating quake killed thousands five years ago. 

People attempt to move a huge rock blocking the road to Longmen township, an area close to the epicentre of Saturday's earthquake. (AFP Photo)

More than 3,000 people were reported hurt, prompting worries the death toll will climb.

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