China Earthquakes Leave At Least 80 Dead -- Magnitude 5.6 Quake Rocks Southwest China -- Report
UPDATE V: At least 80 now said to be dead. RIP "Twin quakes kill 80 in southwestern China" (Press TV) bit.ly * UPDATE IV: At least 64 are now said to have been killed by the earthquakes. "Earthquakes strike Yunnan and Guizhou" (China Daily) bit.ly * UPDATE III: At least 50 now said to have been killed in this terrible tragedy. "Earthquakes kill at least 50 in southwest China" (MarketWatch) on.mktw.net * UPDATE II: At least 43 people are said to have been killed in a series of earthquakes in southwest China. "Southwest China quakes kill 43 — officials" (AFP) bit.ly "43 dead, thousands evacuated in Chinese earthquakes" (RTE) bit.ly * UPDATE I: At least 24 people are dead. RIP bit.ly * Tragedy in Asia as a magnitude 5.6 earthquake has reportedly struck in the southwestern portion of the nation. According to early reports, at least 7 people have been killed as a result of the natural disaster. Read more about this story: "Earthquake kills at least 7 in southwest China" (AP) usat.ly Wikipedia: Yunnan province of China bit.ly Wikipedia: Guizhou province of China bit.ly
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