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    China: Aftershocks and landslides hamper quake rescue...

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    Emergency services in China are using explosives and heavy equipment to clear a way to remote areas hit by Saturday's earthquake.

    Bad weather, aftershocks and landslides are hampering the rescue effort.

    The 6.6 magnitude quake hit the central Sichuan province killing hundreds and injuring thousands. Authorities say the number of casualties is expected to rise.

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