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Earthquake hits mountainous area in SW China

(Xinhua)

14:05, June 25, 2012

Photo taken on June 24, 2012 shows the cracked wall of a house in the earthquake-hit Ninglang County, southwest China's Yunnan Province. At least two people died and 100 others were injured after a 5.7-magnitude earthquake jolted southwest China at 3:59 p.m. Sunday, local authorities said. The epicenter was located at the border area between Ninglang and Yanyuan, where the Yi ethnic group inhabit. The casualties were reported in the county of Ninglang in Yunnan Province and the neighboring Yanyuan county in Sichuan Province. (Xinhua/Li Xuezhong)
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