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Up to 56 people have reportedly been killed after a strong earthquake in China's western...
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Up to 56 people have reportedly been killed after a strong earthquake in China's western Gansu... euronews, the most watched news channel in Europe Subscribe for your daily dose of international news, curated and explained:http://eurone.ws/10ZCK4a Euronews is available in 13 other languages: http://eurone.ws/17moBCU http://www.euronews.com/2013/07/22/dozens-killed-as-quake-strikes-china-s-western-gansu-province Up to 56 people have reportedly been killed after a strong earthquake in China's western Gansu province. The quake hit Minxian and Zhangxian counties, about 170 km southeast of the provincial capital of Lanzhou, the official Xinhua news agency said. Officials fear the death toll could rise as many homes in the affected areas have collapsed or sustained serious damage following subsequent flooding and mudslides. Hundreds of people have been injured and it is unclear how many others are missing as the towns hit lie in remote mountainous regions. As well as providing emergency rescue response, authorities are also having to deal with power outages. Find us on: Youtube http://bit.ly/zr3upY Facebook http://www.facebook.com/euronews.fans Twitter http://twitter.com/euronews