Earthquake in China

The death toll rises after a 6.3 earthquake in southwestern China triggers landslides and causes thousands of buildings to collapse. [28 photos total]

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Mao Changxue carries the body of his son after it was dug out from the debris of their home, which collapsed when a magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit Longtoushan town, Ludian county of Zhaotong, Yunnan province, China August 4, 2014. (REUTERS/Stringer) #
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Rescue workers search on debris at an earthquake zone in Ludian county, Zhaotong, Yunnan province, August 5, 2014. (REUTERS/Stringer) #
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Paramilitary policemen evacuate an injured man after a deadly earthquake hit Longtoushan town, Ludian county, Zhaotong, Yunnan province, August 3, 2014. (REUTERS/China Daily) #
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A rescue worker tries to help his colleague to get out from under the debris of a house at the earthquake zone in Longtoushan town, Ludian county, Zhaotong, Yunan province, August 6, 2014. (REUTERS/Wong Campion) #
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An injured man looks up as he walks next to debris after an earthquake hit Ludian county, Yunnan province August 4, 2014. (REUTERS/China Daily) #
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Rescue workers walk past debris of houses at an earthquake zone in Ludian county, Zhaotong, Yunnan province, August 5, 2014. (REUTERS/Stringer) #
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A man holds a picture as he stands among debris of collapsed buildings after an earthquake hit Longtoushan township of Ludian county, Yunnan province August 4, 2014. (REUTERS/Wong Campion) #
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A village is seen next to a lake formed by a landslide after Sunday's earthquake which hit Zhaotong, Yunnan province, August 7, 2014. (REUTERS/Stringer) #
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Paramilitary policemen carry an injured man with a makeshift stretcher as they walk through a muddy road after an earthquake hit Longtoushan township of Ludian county, Yunnan province August 4, 2014. (REUTERS/Wong Campion) #
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A group of rescue workers walk through a collapsed road at an earthquake hit area in Ludian county, Zhaotong, Yunnan province, August 5, 2014. (REUTERS/Stringer) #
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A woman cries over an album on the debris of her house at the earthquake zone of Longtoushan town, Ludian county, Zhaotong, Yunan province, August 6, 2014. (REUTERS/Stringer) #
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Liu Jiali (front L) cries as his daughter wipes his tear after an earthquake killed Liu's wife and two other children in Longtoushan township of Ludian county, Yunnan province August 4, 2014. (REUTERS/Wong Campion) #





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Rescue workers carry the body of a victim down a mountain at the earthquake zone of Longtoushan town, Ludian county, Zhaotong, Yunnan province August 7, 2014. (REUTERS/Stringer) #
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A severely injured person is carried through a window onto a train heading to Kunming to receive better medical treatment at a railway station after earthquake struck on Sunday, in Zhaotong, Yunnan province, August 5, 2014. (REUTERS/China Daily) #
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Collapsed houses are seen after a magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit Longtoushan town, Ludian county, Zhaotong, Yunnan province, August 4, 2014. (REUTERS/Stringer) #
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A woman looks at a damaged truck at the quake zone in Ludian county, Zhaotong, Yunnan province, August 5, 2014. (REUTERS/Wong Campion) #
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Yan Jinhua cries in front of the covered bodies of her son and daughter who died when a magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit Longtoushan town, Ludian county of Zhaotong, Yunnan province, August 4, 2014. (REUTERS/Stringer) #





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Villagers carry the body of Liu Xingyan's daughter during her funeral at an earthquake zone in Qiaojia county, Zhaotong, Yunnan province, August 4, 2014. (REUTERS/Stringer) #





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Liu Xingyan places a toy next to his daughter's body in a grave during her funeral at the earthquake zone in Qiaojia county, Zhaotong, Yunnan province August 4, 2014. (REUTERS/Stringer) #
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Paramilitary policemen use flashlights to search for the body of a boy, buried under the debris, at night after an earthquake hit the Longtoushan township of Ludian county, Yunnan province August 5, 2014. (REUTERS/Stringer) #
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A rescue worker carries relief food in the rain at the earthquake zone of Longtoushan town, Ludian county, Zhaotong, Yunnan province, August 7, 2014. (REUTERS/China Daily) #
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A soldier disinfects the areas among relief tents at the earthquake zone of Longtoushan town, Ludian county, Zhaotong, Yunnan province, August 8, 2014. (REUTERS/Stringer) #
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A People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldier takes a nap on a collapsed wall, amongst the debris during a break in rescue operations, after an earthquake hit Longtoushan township of Ludian county, Yunnan province August 5, 2014. (REUTERS/Stringer) #
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A child, cuddling a cat, rests under a shelter at the earthquake zone in Ludian county, Zhaotong, Yunnan province, August 5, 2014. (REUTERS/Stringer) #
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People rush for relief food supplies at an earthquake zone in Ludian, Zhaotong, Yunnan province, August 6, 2014. (REUTERS/Steven Shi) #
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A man sleeps under a makeshift tent at the earthquake zone in Longtoushan, Ludian county, Zhaotong, Yunnan province, August 6, 2014. (REUTERS/Stringer) #
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A framed picture of a child is seen among the debris of collapsed buildings after an earthquake hit Longtoushan township of Ludian county, Yunnan province August 6, 2014. (REUTERS/Stringer) #





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Rescuers (R) bow as they pay tribute to residents who were killed during an earthquake in Longtoushan township of Ludian county, Yunnan province August 4, 2014. (REUTERS/Stringer) #

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