Victims of deadly SW China earthquake identified

09:04, March 16, 2011      

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The identities of 25 people killed in a 5.8-magnitude earthquake in Yingjiang County of southwest China's Yunnan Province have been verified, according to the local rescue headquarters.

The victims, aged 2 to 83, include 20 females and five males, according to a name list provided by the headquarters Tuesday night.

Three primary school students and two middle school students were among the dead, the list showed.

The quake, which jolted the county Thursday, also left 314 people injured, 134 seriously. It toppled 1,039 homes and seriously damaged 4,994 others.

Source: Xinhua
 
 
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