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At least 367 dead in southwest China quake

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More than 367 people died and nearly 2,000 were injured when a strong earthquake hit southwest China's mountainous Yunnan province Sunday, bringing homes crashing to the ground and sparking a massive relief operation. 

Chinese rescuers carry an injuried resident after an earthquake hit an area of Ludian county in Zhaotong on August 3, 2014

The quake in Zhaotong prefecture, in the province's northeast, toppled buildings and left rescue teams and residents to pull survivors from beneath the rubble, images on social media showed.

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